Har­vest fruit and joy around Wuhan

Changjiang Weekly - - TRAVEL -

When to go

Sunny day are best to pick fruits, prefer­ably in the morn­ing or at dusk when the weather is cooler. You should avoid fruit pick­ing in the heat of the day. Nei­ther do you want to go on a rainy day be­cause rain-soaked fruits are said to be less sweet.

What to wear

Fruit pick­ing is an out­door ac­tiv­ity. You want to be com­fort­able and not worry about stain­ing your light-col­ored cloth­ing. Apart from wear­ing old clothes and sneak­ers, you might also want to wear long pants and long sleeves to keep your­self pro­tected from mos­qui­toes and other bugs.

Where to stay

If you want to ex­plore the scenic spots nearby, it is best to re­serve a ho­tel room in ad­vance.

How to best pick fruits

When pick­ing, wear gloves as long as pos­si­ble so as not to hurt your hands or stain your clothes. Al­ways be sure to avoid pulling too hard so as not to hurt the vine.

Photo pro­vided by the scenic area

Sum­mer is a per­fect sea­son for fruit pick­ing as most fruits are the ripest at this time. Three places for pick­ing fruit in Wuhan are rec­om­mended with a few tips be­fore go­ing. Huazhao River Bay Scenic Area

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