Travel Blogs from Yichang
By now we were getting into the swing of things and had made these new best friends with whom we shared a table in the dining room. Again we opted to stay on board during the optional tour in the morning and vied for the good viewing spots as we approached the first and most impressive of the three gorges at 11 am. During the 30 minutes it took to pass through the gorge Gary gave a running blurb in probably ...
... from lights or railings or chairs, along with fish drying. Everything seems acceptable. Cleaning of the room consists of clean towels, but we do have laundry service (we paid!) and get to do two full bags a day. We are now taking laundry in...a true Chinese profession:)
Definitely done with the food for a while. I think I am paying for the ice in my drinks last night...Spent ...
I was up and out early again at 7am in Chongqing, but had some trouble finding a taxi to get me to the bus station. I think I might have just missed out on the 8.20 bus by the time I queued for my ticket, so I had to take the 9.20 bus instead. That was OK - according to the guide it was a 3 hour bus ride to Wanshou, then a 6 hour ferry ride to Yichang. I had a list of hotels there I could stay in. There were no hostels, but after weeks of dorms and train berths, a hotel room would be ...
... the evening before. While it didnt rain all day it was both cloudy and misty. Also seems like the cold I picked up in Tibet is finally deciding to go away.
Arrived at Fengdu around 6am so the people in my room were up by 5:30am. So was I. Had decided that the cost of the two trips today werent worth it so was going to be on the boat all day.
Spent the day either on the top deck or in the room with the door open and the river view drifting past. Around ...
... To one side, there is a small indoor seating area, akin to the greasy spoons of yore, and on the other there is the open air kitchen and food shelves, that stock all the usual favourites like bird feet, beaks and entrails, as well as more exotic items, such as onions and and lettuce.
Frank did his best impression of Dale Winton, arranging us into an orderly queue (Brits and Germans aren't the only specialists at this activity) handing ...
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 $21
No.31 Yunji Road, Xiling District, Yichang | Motelfrom $18
No.123 Yanjiang Avenue, Xiling District, Yichang | Motel