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Aug 30, 2006 04:08

In order to catch my Yangtze river cruise ship, I took an overnight train from Xi'an to Chongqing on 20th Jul.. I Arrived there at eight o'clock the next morning,

I was quite excited being in another city when I opened my eyes.

As a city surrounded by mountains, Chongqing has a significant ... Details

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Jun 18, 2006 06:06

Returning to China recently for the forth time in as many years was one of the warmest welcomes I have received anywhere. The first time I came to China was at the end of winter 2003 and while I was met at the airport and warmly welcomed by staff from my school, they were strangers, the weather was ... Details

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Feb 8, 2006 00:02

Her mother stood on the docks at Chiaotian Men – tears in her eyes – waving goodbye. She was not the only mother that day to farewell her children. They were being shipped out of Chongqing City en route for the remote southeast corner of what was then Sichuan Province, as part of Mao’s ... Details

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Dec 23, 2005 02:12

I was perusing the Jiefangbei shopping mall last weekend in Chongqing CBD, with my friend Eileen. Amongst one of my seemingly futile attempts to persuade her of the benefits to be had from purchasing a micro mini skirts, and high heel boots - in mid winter - we stumbled across the Spot Light Gallery. ... Details

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Nov 18, 2005 05:11

For someone that's never been to Chongqing its an amazing and fascinating place. Your first impression is of a lawless society with a somewhat smelly and downtrodden street scape - huge concrete structures dominate the city sky-line and an underling urban filth seems to have been built up over many ... Details

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Oct 28, 2005 09:10

I first visited Ciqikou more than two years ago with one of my teaching colleagues, just a few weeks after arriving in China. He graciously offered to show me around Chongqing and treat me to hot pot. Knowing I was concerned that hot pot might be a little too hot for my taste he assured me that we ... Details

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Oct 28, 2005 08:10

My mother had given me lots of advise on what to bring with me and what to expect when I arrived in China. She had spent six months studying Mandarin in Beijing during 1986, and traveled around the country before returning home. However this first hand experience and advice could not adequately prepare ... Details

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Oct 7, 2005 08:10

Long ago, throughout China her rivers where her life’s blood with boats being one of the most practical ways to travel and transport goods. The building of the Grand Canal alone and many others like it are testimony of this. In the mountainous southwest, overland travel was slow and tedious, ... Details

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Jul 16, 2005 19:07

Ask most people what there is to see in Chongqing and you'll probably only hear about the world famous Three Gorges and Dazu Grottoes. But there is far more to Chongqing than most people ever have the time to discover.

I'd like to introduce you the Wansheng district just 90 minutes by bus (130kms) ... Details

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Jun 19, 2005 12:06

If you've spent a good deal of time in China's great, heaving provincial capitals, a visit to a small, out of the way, clean & tidy township is a most welcome alternative. Dazu city in the Chongqing administrative area is one such place: a modest venue that has conscientiously avoided the pitfalls of ... Details

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