Travel Blogs from Yichang
My first ever sleep on a boat was good. Another day after the night before with minimal hangover. It must be the Chinese air. The views are great and it's been really nice to kick back on the deck and watch the world roll by. The Chinese passengers have been off on riverside excursions that didn't appeal so we've had the boat to ourselves. The lack of chicken squaking and beeping of car horns has definitely added to the ambiance. This is the quietest it's been since I arrived in ...
Took a flight to Wuhan, an important port on the Yangtze, also the setting for Mao's hideaway villa during the Cultural Revolution and the base for the Japanese airforce during WW2 .
We drove for several hours to Yichang where we boarded our cruise ship , home for four nights.
The drive took us through green paddy fields and densely cultivated farm land. Acres of vegetables neatly planted and orchards of orange trees. Farms were ...
... incredible, with modern highways, and huge bridges over ravines. The local farmers grew citrus fruits, tea, and had extensive vegetable gardens. Our guide, Lucy often mentioned the "mountain" people. She said it took them 3 hours to climb up to their homes on the plateau above the river, and about 1 hour to descend. Embedded in the cliff we saw coffins that were over 2000 years old. They were embedded in fissures in the middle of sheer cliffs that were over 150 metres above ...
... 257;dōng, where more people disembark and board. Lastly we reach Xiling Gorge, the longest and perhaps least impressive gorge. The monumental Three Gorges Dam, loomed up and this was where we stopped. We hopped to get a better view and outside we got some conflicting information. It was 20k, it is close enough to walk too, take a taxi. We were concerned with getting back to the city and asked the bus driver, who spoke enough ...
... spietrza wody na odcinku ponad 600km oraz wytwarza energie obecnie 18 GW, a ma byc 22 GW w przyszlosci. Nowoscia, ktora jest jeszcze w trakcie budowy, jest sluza w postaci windy. Statek wjedzie do takiej windy i bedzie spuszczony lub podniesiony przez taka winde w ciagu 30min (a nie 4 h jak obecnie). Zaleta Tamy, jak rowniez rekordem jest to, ze w glab ladu na odleglosc 2300km moga wplywac statki pelnomorskie.
TripAdvisor Reviews Jingling Hotel Yichang
Other places to stay in Yichang
No.11 Dongshan Avenue, Liyuan Building, Xiling District, Yichang | 3 star motel
Dongshan development Zone, Yichang | 2 star motelfrom $17
No.9 Jiaohu Second Road, Xiling District, Yichang | 2 star motelfrom $25
No.123 Yanjiang Avenue, Xiling District, Yichang | Motel