Tag Archives: Hubei
Better Know a… Province (Hubei) Posted by sasha on May 25, 2016
We’ve already visited Hunan, so it’s only natural that our next stop be “North of the Lake,” as we head to Hubei (湖北 – hú běi). History The area that is today known as Hubei was home to Neolithic cultures, as evidenced by painted pottery that was excavated there. During the Spring and Autumn Period…
Yellow Crane Tower – Wuhan Posted by sasha on May 18, 2016
Check out the Yellow Crane Tower (黄鹤楼 – huáng hè lóu) – the most famous attraction in Wuhan, feast on street food, and chill by the Yangtze River, all in this short video.
A Day in Wuhan Posted by sasha on May 16, 2016
See what you can do with “A Day in Wuhan” in this short video. Walk through a local park to check out a temple, locals jamming out, and some interesting statues. Check-in to an awesome hostel and chill out for a while, and then stroll along a trendy street full of shops and cafes.
Exploring Wuhan Posted by sasha on May 12, 2016
The provincial capital of Hubei, Wuhan (武汉 – wǔ hàn) is an ancient city that has long been a center of learning, especially the arts. It would be the capital of central China if there were such a thing – it’s the political, economic, financial, cultural, educational and transportation center of the region. Let’s take a…
A Long Journey Home Posted by sasha on Feb 16, 2015
The Spring Festival is fast approaching, and millions of Chinese people are heading home to ring in the New Year with their loved ones. For many, it’s a long and tiring journey home. Trains are packed to the brim, airports are bustling, and roads are full of cars, trucks, and buses all across the country…