I've made a little slideshow of some of the photos from our outing on Sunday. This morning we woke up fairly early. We have some leftover food from other people who have stayed here, but none recent enough to leave us some milk. We went out for breakfast and had to wait until 8.00 a.m. … Continue reading Visit to a Chonqing park with Tony and Della
We had a busy weekend in Chongqing before setting off for England on Monday morning. We caught an Uber style taxi to the airport thanks to Della for ordering and paying, then the flight to Beijing, then changed to our flight to London. I didn't get a photo, but we boarded from the tarmac at … Continue reading To East Croydon by plane and very slow airport bus
Today Stephen was feeling a bit better. We took a hop on hop off bus ride around the local area, hopping off at the convergence of the Yangtze and Jiang Rivers at Chaotianmen. There is a major construction going on at the site and we had to find beauty where we could, taking in the … Continue reading Choatianmen
I've been wanting to blog more about the time spent with the choir on tour. I used the schedule provided by Chris Howlett (the tour organiser) to produce this summary. At the moment it is very difficult to upload photos and I'm hoping that when we get to East Croydon I can devote some time … Continue reading Summary of the trip so far
We arrived in Chongqing yesterday afternoon. It was 36 degrees and our taxi driver dropped us off about 700 metres from the hotel. That doesn't sound a lot, but dragging all our stuff in the heat was pretty trying. When we arrived we were told that our water (2 bottles a day as standard in … Continue reading Dao da Chongqing
For my readers, I have added some photos to the last two posts, plus adding The Humble Tourist photo to the Suzhou post. The featured photo for this post is of the concert hall in Nanjing.
We are staying quite near the the Olympic Stadium. That's where we went for our evening walk and had some dumplings at a small restaurant. We bought bananas and yogurt to take back to the hotel. It was a relief to be in air conditioning again.