7 Days Inn (Chongqing Yu'Ao Bridge)
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... land beside the
river. The community stayed together so she still has her friends around her.
The elderly who have been relocated are well provided for with government pensions.
Families are expected to look after their aging parents. They don’t appear to have
homes for the old as we do. To make extra money she and her husband carry
tourists on a sedan chair as she is very strong. They also sell potatoes which
they had ...
... buildings and building much larger ones and eating into the countryside. An overwhelming 30 million people live in the several towns and cities that make up the greater Chongqing metropolitan zone.
The city centre is immaculate with the bright lights of big, famous fashion brands illuminating the main streets. When viewed from afar, as we did when crossing the river by cable car, it has a ...
... pushing and shoving happening during the climb. At least I had a height advantage and was able to hold my own. Theresa, a short British lady on the trip was concerned she would be pushed out of the way and never make it to the top so I placed my hands on her shoulders and forcefully guided her through the crowds. We have left the tranquility and beauty of the gorges behind!! The scenery is barely visible through the heavy pollution. Still it is relaxing sitting on board ...
... that it was prettier at night. We walked through and it was prettier and there were more families walking through giving everything a really nice relaxing river town sort of vibe. In the open square adjacent the pagoda, there were people holding large paper lanterns with candles at the base. They held them long enough until the lantern could float away on its own. I couldn’t resist trying it out and the others wanted to also. I told them that due to lawsuits and general fire ...
... wrong. Honestly, I didn’t want to get too into things. There a lot of touchy subjects in China, but talking about the flaws of their leader who has been elevated to near emperor status, was a bit much for the night. We talked a bit about how, in America, we are taught about a lot of the bad things we have done in history (for the most part). We were told about our tactful genocide of the Native Americans, our excruciating history with slavery and racism, Japanese internment ...