Crossing Yulong River on raft with bicycle

Yesterday while cycling I got stuck at a dead-end on the wrong side of the river, thanks to a seemingly friendly old lady who kept telling me to turn here, turn there, not that way but this way, yes yes yes, if I wanted to get to Dragon Bridge.

I've yet to meet anyone in China who gives you proper directions: Instead they give you directions to wherever it is that they or their partners have something to sell.

I could have backtracked 30 minutes and still not have been quite sure of the proper way, but instead I paid 10 元 ($1.54) for the trip across the river.