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Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... day in Chongqing having taken in the riverbank scenery en route. Could not help but think of all the refugees taking the very same route during The War of Resistance (1937-1945). All crowded on boats and being bombed by the Japanese. Arriving in Chongqing we visited an ancestral hall. I loved this. It was specifically for people coming from outside the city to have a place they could go to for support from like minded people. A native place ...
... into the back of my seat and leaning on the top of my seat, enough so that twice he pulled my hair. The guy next to Terry fell asleep, facing her with very foul breath. He was also spilling into her seat. Apparently all the people around us were traveling together. They were yelling for most of the trip. I have firmly decided that the Chinese are just very loud people.
Upon landing in Chongquin, the largest city ...
... the same thing for 50, so he bought another. At the next two
tables they offered them for 40 and then 30!! Seems to be quite a markup here!
This is a smaller town of only 10,000 people but it had originally been located
at the foot of the temple. Every year it flooded out with the spring and summer
rains. To solve that, they moved the town to higher ground, but could not move
the temple, so they built a coffer dam around ...
... taste as well as it smelled. Tonight for dinner we had a hot pot. For those who have never had one before, it is hot in terms of both temperature and spice. You definitely walk out after dinner having sweat a bit from the spices but it is really delicious if you like hot food. The one person in our group had sweat dripping down his face from how spicy it was. Mom, this is one that I think you best ...
After having a wonderful and relaxing time on the Yangtze river enjoying the breathtaking views of the lesser gorges, mountains and happy locals, we headed to Chong Qing and back to the bustle of the city.
Chong Qing was an interesting city known for its spicy cuisine. After an orientation walk, Ricky took us to a restaurant to try the famous Hot Pot. Curious, I couldn't wait to see what this Hot Pot meal was about.
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