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Surprise, surprise, another cloudy misty
day with intermittent rain! We left the hotel after breakfast and went to a
different airport which allowed us to see even more of the city on our way out.
The airport was very new, quite large and filled with duty free shops. Our
flight left on time at 10:30 and we arrived in Wuhan at 12:30 to more rainy
skies. The plane was quite new and we even got a hot lunch! We picked ...
... and commercial city, but recently some very pleasant waterfront and pedestrian areas have been built. It is also the home of Wuhan University, where Jin went to college.
In the morning we visited the campus of Wuhan University, which is a beautiful and picturesque spot. They have to charge admission during cherry blossom season, to keep the crowds ...
... was definitely smog. By mid-day, we were able to catch glimpses of the sun trying to break through the dense smog layer. As the day wore on, I could begin to feel my head becoming more cloudy from breathing in the particles. I was amazed at how people could live in a city such as Yueyang and not be able to see the sun on an average day. Yueyang is a relatively small (population of 3 million) port city located between Wuhan and Chongqing on the Yangtze. ...
Monday April 29, 2014 Shanghai to Wuhan and our cruise
Ok so we had a REALLY early wake-up call - 4:30 for a 5:15 departure from the hotel! We got a fairly decent box breakfast (boiled egg, croissant, yogurt, orange and water), which we scarfed down while trying to connect on their terrible wifi.
Got to the airport and got checked in. The Shanghai airport is enormous - the roof is shaped to suggest the wings of a seagull (because it is an ocean port) and ...
... Airport) the other major airport, at approx 0730 hrs. We got out on the main drag and took 25 mins to go one block. There are people that are so impatient if they see no cars in the oncoming lanes they pull out and try to get as far ahead of everyone else who are driving in the proper lanes until they are forced back on to ...
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