Sunny Sky Fashion Inns (Wuhan Baofeng Road)
Travel Blogs from Wuhan
Surprise, surprise, another cloudy misty
day with intermittent rain! We left the hotel after breakfast and went to a
different airport which allowed us to see even more of the city on our way out.
The airport was very new, quite large and filled with duty free shops. Our
flight left on time at 10:30 and we arrived in Wuhan at 12:30 to more rainy
skies. The plane was quite new and we even got a hot lunch! We picked ...
... and commercial city, but recently some very pleasant waterfront and pedestrian areas have been built. It is also the home of Wuhan University, where Jin went to college.
In the morning we visited the campus of Wuhan University, which is a beautiful and picturesque spot. They have to charge admission during cherry blossom season, to keep the crowds ...
... the boat to visit a local school that the tour company sponsors. The elementary school was reminiscent of a prison/school architecture mix. We were greeted by all the children who were playing drums, violins, and dancing. We mingled with the children and visited a classroom until it was time to make our way back to the ship. We departed Yueyang hoping for clearer skies and water. Tomorrow we arrive at the controversial Three Gorges Dam and the Xiling ...
... some 600,000 cars a year - Citroens, Hondas, It is also a big university town with some 84 colleges and universities with a focus on IT.
We had lunch at a Tibetan styled restaurant, which was quite pretty with the wait staff wearing interesting costumes, but the food was fairly similar to what we have had elsewhere, but good.
Then back on the bus to get to the cruise boat. Arrived at around 4:15 in hot sunny weather. Boat is quite similar to the Viking ...
... into the washroom and was formally introduced to the Chinese way of relieving yourself, no western toilet here. Word has it the traditional Chinese would still prefer their old ways because they don’t have to touch the toilet. To each their own. I won’t go in to specifics, but the next time you talk with Gerrie ask ...
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