Super 8 Zhenjiang Dashikou
Travel Blogs from Zhenjiang
We were just about turfed out of our YHA room, today as before we were even packed or ready to leave at 7.30am, the next occupant was at the door ready to move on in. After a hasty packup, we left our luggage in storage and went to have breakfast.
We then caught a train to Xuana Lake and had a quick tour of its 5 islands before buying some souvenirs and taking a walk along ...
Today main schedule is slim Xihu located in the south of yangzhou very beautiful in April these days. The city flower of Yangzhou Qiong glower broom for only ten days in April. We are very lucky to see it because of higher temperature. The restaurant "食为天” is delicious and worth of money average rate for one person CNY 60. Great first day ...
Yesterday, we travelled 80km down the River Li, from Guilin to Yangshuo , a small town which has become a popular tourist attraction over the last few years.
The landscape is very spectacular, with limestone columns and pinnacles towering up from the bamboo covered plains. They are called Karsts, and because of their strange shapes, have been given fanciful names, such as ' Grandad watching an apple', Snail, Goat's ...
beautiful lunch near the hotel and a walk from there back to the hotel.
Barrie was by this time in need of bed so the three of us
walked back to the shopping street and also explored the large department store
and its eight or so floors of everything imaginable. Out to another restaurant
for dinner (sans Barrie) and then to a cormorant show.
To control the birds, the fishermen tie a snare near the
base of the bird's throat. ...
... and Rose to go and see the fish eagle fishing. We took a really small boat out and met the fisherman and his 6 commerants. Almost suddenly the birds started ducking under water coming up with fish in their beaks. (think HSBC advert). Loyal to their owner once they caught a fish the fisherman scooped them up got hold of there necks and they gladly threw up the fish into his basket!!
After watching this for a while we had a chance to meet the birds and him ...