Motel 168 (Yichang Fazhan Avenue)
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So, this won't be a long one, but I thought it was worth writing about.
Of course, there's a lot of paperwork to do in order to become a legal resident of China. Thankfully, my boss pretty much takes care of it all and just drags me along when I need to be there in person. First, I had to turn in my medical papers from my physical that I got in America. They had to check over the paperwork and issue me a paper saying I'm ...
... the 'Communist Revolution'). The tour guide said many practices of today's Chinese people are 'traditions' that are similar to the old religious rituals and practices from before the revolution.
We joined a bigger group of people from Taiwan, climbed the 750 steps while the tour guide smoothly switched from Cantonese to English. (Her native language is Mandarin, the national dialect. Unfortunately, Mandarin and ...
... right up to Chongqing where we started the cruise (about 300km). The cruise was therefore more on a lake than a river!!!!! Then it was through the last gorge (Xiling - 76km long), or part of it, before we docked near the city of Yichang. So, I have sailed the Yangtze, or should I say a very small part of it ( the total length of the Yangtze is 6380 km). A big river and the Yangtze basin a big part of China ( about 450 million people). A good scenic ...
... was hovering around 14 C and the rain was falling steadily and had been persistent since about 10 pm the previous night.
Just saying ..... the whole guide thing is magnificent (and yes Von, that also means YOU).....Jenny had made allowances for the distance and the traffic, took us to the right terminal, checked our luggage, talked her way to our boarding pass and set us up in the right direction for the security queue. Life is easier in China with "a Jenny" in your life. ...
Another bus ride and the worst meal on the trip later and we boarded the river boat with "Chinese passengers" like our tour guide Jackie likes to say. the room wasn't too bad, but overall the boat has seen better days. like 20 years ago maybe. Everyone in our group stocked up with bags of typical supermarket food - pot noodles, Snickers bars, crisps, biscuits. i had nothing. i thought that i can get whatever is on the boat. how wrong i was. why would they have ...