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World Trip 2006: Day 152 – Travelling to Hong Kong

Continuing the train journey that started at 8 pm last night in Guilin, we arrived at Guangzhou from where we can commence our crossing to Hong Kong.   Despite the 14 hour train trip I was feeling good today; the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 151 – Yangzhou, China

My last day in Yangzhou; a town that I have really enjoyed.   Getting up as late as possible since I have an overnight train later in the day I thought I’d check out the local shopping for any last … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 150 – Yangzhou, China

Determined to push through the cold I have I today signed up for a course in tai’chi.   I learnt during the lesson why I sucked at ‘Simon Says’ however I did manage some of the forms. Our instructor showed … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 149 – Yangzhou, China

Today was a day to work the body (especially given the heat & humidity) with a bike ride into the surrounding areas and a hike up Moon Hill.   Luckily my chest pains seen to have left me (having fruit … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 148: Chongqing-Yangzhou, China

After our last included meal of the trip (all cruise meals were included), we left the Ferry for our travels to Yangzhou.   We caught a flight on Xiamen Airlines from Chongqing to Guilin, which is about 1 hour 20 … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 147 – Yangtze River, China

Today we got a chance to visit a “Ghost Town”.   Basically this is a town with different temples.   It is called a ghost town as it is home to the after world on earth and all souls much … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 146 – Yangtze River, China

The highlight of today was easily a visit to the “Little Three Gorges” and area that before 2003 was not really possible to visit due to low water levels.   Now however that the water level has been raised about … Continue reading

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