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The Route to Yangshuo with The Dragon Trip

The Route to Yangshuo with The Dragon Trip

We took a 20 hour train from Shanghai to Guilin, then a further 1.5 hour bus to Yangshuo. We said farewell to the 12 others we had been travelling with since Hangzou and picked up one more Brit, Felicity. We actually departed from Shanghai a day early so we could have an extra day in Yangshou. Yangshuo is very much rural China, while being a thriving tourist town it is surrounded by stunning karst peaks. We are staying in Monkey…

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Jacuzzi Moments with The Dragon Trip in Shanghai

Jacuzzi Moments with The Dragon Trip in Shanghai

Today we took the sight seeing tunnel to the oriental pearl tower. Later in the afternoon we headed to yu yuan gardens, nanging road, the river bund, the vue rooftop bar followed by KTV in the evening after dinner. Oriental Pearl Tower At the pearl tower we took the elevator that moved 400m per second up to the space module that sits at 351m. We climbed down to the sight seeing corridor at 259m that featured glass walls and a…

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Shanghai with The Dragon Trip

Shanghai with The Dragon Trip

I was feeling a little under the weather today so I decided to take it easy. We watched Iron Man 3D with an additional 8 minutes just for the Chinese not that we could understand it anyway! The others did a walking your to the propaganda museum but I was happy to get my Robert Downy JR fix. In the evening I grabbed some dinner and then headed to the shanghai acrobatics with the others. The acrobatics show was very…

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