First Star Inn

No.112 Dushi Garden Road, Shapingba District, Chongqing, Chongqing, 400030, China | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Chongqing

Yangtze River Cruise shenanigans!

A travel blog entry by jon_lowra2014

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... and then took a 5hr bus ride to catch the boat to explore the Yangtze River...China's largest and the third largest river in the world. Chongquing is a big glum city so we didn't venture far from the hostel. We tried tasting the local delicacy 'hot pot' which was ermmm...different and odd to put it mildly! See pic. We left the restaurant hungry and didn't have the balls to eat what was thrown inside the bubbling mix of oil and chillies. We have decided to stay vegetarian for ...

Hot pot

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

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... from New Zealand. Next, we headed to the ancient village of Ci Qi Kou (Chongqing's "old town"). This was really good fun, and we wandered around the nice little alleyways and picked up a few little gifts. We also managed to find some veggie street food, including chopped up roast potatoes, smothered in spices and chilli sauce and a chocolate pancake!

We returned to the hostel, feeling much happier about our stay in Chongqing, and booked our train ticket on to ...

The English lesson

A travel blog entry by aralie

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... other Julia began to talk about Vincent, a confused history student, who talked his girlfriend into marrying a Belarussian friend of his.

Suddenly, she had all of the students’ attention, their eyes were fixed on her lips, as they were listening with delight. Apparently, Julia’s publisher should take a translation into Chinese into consideration. And the last hand-clapping-scenario, that followed, contained a fair part of honest ...

The Fake Ancient Town

A travel blog entry by aralie

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by Julia Powalla

Julia mentioned, He Wu and Zhao Rong had taken her to a place like that before: an open air museum with re-build old Chinese country houses. On the way to the 'fake ancient town' He Wu kept referring to, he stopped the car in front of a modern Expo building, covered with lawns and trees on various plateaus. "Diversity" he said, repeating what I had said about China in front of his class. "Old - and new." Julia noticed how ineffective ...

Impressions of china

A travel blog entry by aralie

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... line at a bus stop


People smoking thin cigarettes


People hurrying


People pointing in a direction saying „this way“, and, when Julia asks them in Chinese whether it’s correct to go straight, turn left after two blocks, and then right, they keep pointing and repeat „this way, this way“.


Heaters that ...

Location

This motel, located in the Shapingba District area of Chongqing, is near Chongqing International Convention & Exhibition Center.
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TripAdvisor Reviews First Star Inn Chongqing

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent