Home Inn (Chongqing Beibei)
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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 ...
... i.e. a painting representing Obama hugging Kim Yong Un) and people showing in the middle of the streets how to prepare the product sold in the shops behind them. Actually, this is something we had already seen in several Chinese cities before Chongquing. It's quite interesting and you get to see how to prepare the traditional sesame candy, the sticky sweet rice and noodles... Check the pics!
... thousands of families had their houses, their land, their livelihoods and their known lives covered by water and were --or still are-- being relocated. Some of us disagreed on whether their lives were made better or not; it became a philosophical discussion with rather heated results.
The second day we sailed through the gorgeous Qutang gorge, considered the most magnificent, and then the Wu gorge, ...
... and the river is calm and tranquil. We got to the beginning of the stairs and took some photos at the large Chinese inscription of Diao Yu Cheng. Then we started climbing. Half way up heavy breathing was breaking through Emiko and Mitseru’s smiles. There is a temple at this point and it’s a bit of a resting stop. Mitseru asked how much more I told him we were about half way. He laughed and said we should head back down. I felt really bad. I had Paul ask the lady at the ...
... that he was wondering what to do with us. Our scheduled rafting trip had been cancelled due to high water. Finally, we asked to go "shop". At least we could walk around in the rain.