Hanting Hi Inn Zhenjiang Jiangsu University
Travel Blogs from Zhenjiang
... in flat like accommodation. It was mostly families and then there was an old person building, but it was not a care home!
We took the lift (thank god!) to the 11th floor and then we were greeted by a crowd of people who were all related to shuya in some way and had come to have dinner with us! Now i quickly learnt that people in china are either insisting that i eat something or i sit down and preferably both! You soon learn not to decline! But its awkward when an old lady gets ...
... the birds from swallowing larger fish,
which are held in their throat, but the birds can swallow smaller fish. When a
cormorant has caught a fish in its throat, the fisherman brings the bird back
to the boat and has the bird spit the fish up. Though cormorant fishing once
was a successful industry, its primary use today is to serve the tourism
industry. We wondered what the SPCA would think of this in NZ! As said, mainly
just for tourists.
... clapping there hands excitedly or repeating my greeting enthusiastically both with a massive smile back!
We ate some of the best food I have ever had, seen some of the most beautiful scenery in the world and learnt some of the most fascinating history ever known.
I would urge anyone to explore this unique experience for themselves but make sure you take an open mind, a smile, a bottle of sanitiser and a bog roll with you.
My summary would ...
We have at last managed to defeat the Great Firewall of China, to bring you unadulterated access to our adventures!
We'll update it as often as we can, but we're already behind so bear with us...
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Love to you all, wherever you are xxxxx
... on the go for 12 hours and I was feeling exhausted but we hadn't quite finished the day yet........ Melody decided to take me to a little "hole in the wall" restaurant which serves Yangzhou's unique cuisine. Some of China's most creative and eye catching dishes come from the Yangzhou school of cuisine called Huaiyang which is considered as one of four cuisine styles of China. Huaiyang Cuisine is centered on Yangzhou. Huaiyang cuisine is known for being light and sweet ...