Home Inn (Zhenjiang Zhongshanqiao)
Travel Blogs from Zhenjiang
... in flat like accommodation. It was mostly families and then there was an old person building, but it was not a care home!
We took the lift (thank god!) to the 11th floor and then we were greeted by a crowd of people who were all related to shuya in some way and had come to have dinner with us! Now i quickly learnt that people in china are either insisting that i eat something or i sit down and preferably both! You soon learn not to decline! But its awkward when an old lady gets ...
... The homes in the
settlement were interesting, an obvious difference between the poor and more
affluent as some 2-3 storied dwellings would only have part of the house
occupied as the family saved enough money to finish building. Each family
member is entitled by the government to own ½ an acre, and this is returned to
government when a person dies. Our guide remarked on the closeness of the people
in the settlement and how they help and ...
... better although at that point having a few scrapes on the bike on the way us 4 decided that we would take a taxi home and a avoid the 40 minute journey back all on the main road! A choice I am very pleased to have made! We had a lovely local meal at a local farmers home them cycled the short journey to the local caves and the underground mud baths!!
The caves were very impressive although I felt the guide could see some things in those rocks that I was struggling ...
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... stop for the day.- the early start being so that we would escape most of the tour groups. Yangzhou is also famous for "Baozi." Baozi is a steamed bun filled with meat and sweet spices. A good snack for those on the go is sanding baozi, buns filled with chicken, pork and bamboo shoots. A personal favorite of the Sui emperor was, made of pork and supplemented with clams, mushrooms, crab meat or goose meat.
Slender West Lake is the most well-known scenic resort in the city. ...