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... right past the house and only found out later because Mike asked where it was. Too late to take a photo but now administrative offices. Strange to think it was the power house of the Chinese government in the war with visitors such as all the American generals in Asia and even W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood! We should include more about the war in Asia in our schools now World History is so fashionable. One passenger asked me "Was China ...
After a night of thunderstorms, we woke up, ate and boarded the bus to the airport. Unfortunately my back decided to go into spasms so it was time for the pain pills. Everyone was super nice with Terry toting my backpack and Juan toting my luggage. Our plane was delayed for 30 minutes but at last we boarded. This time I had the window and Terry was in the middle. I knew it was going to be rough when the guy behind me ...
... the beautiful gardens and could enter the
temple. I chose not to climb the 99 steps because it was very hot and some of
the steps were more like ladders. Dale went and said it was OK, but then he
spent years climbing ladders in the refinery! Afterwards we braved the market.
Dale bought an item that started at 400 yuan (1 yuan= 16 cents) and the guy
finally agreed to sell it for 120. We walked to the next stand and the guy
With a population of just under 33M, Chongqin is the largest city in China, Then Guangzhou, Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai. 160 cities with a population more than 1M - this country is a powerhouse. The air pollution is unbelievable, even in the countryside. We were meant to transfer from the train to the cruise ship "President 8" at Chongqin. But we were told that the river was too low for the ship to make it to Chongqin, so we had to bus it 90 min downstream to Fu Ling, where the ship ...
... when travelling abroad that you must try since it is so different from what you would experience back home. I encourage any visitor to Chong Qing to head out to a restaurant serving the Hot Pot meal Chong Qing is known for. you will not regret it. Just make sure you only put in as much spice as you can handle. They are not joking when they titled this meal "Hot Pot."
After the Hot Pot meal, i was ready to walk around and ...