Travel Blogs from Guangzhou, China

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Nǐ hǎo China, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Nǐ hǎo China

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... animal stomach - not sure which animal! We spent the day exploring Guangzhou, which seems to be much quieter than Hong Kong. The Guangzhou Metro is a lot more crowded than in Hong Kong. Everyone pushes to get on and off, they have little patience! The ...

Fallen Goods--A Shopping Story, Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China travel blog

Fallen Goods--A Shopping Story

A travel blog entry by bethverde

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... are negotiable in China, so are the quality of manufacturing and veracity of labels. I bought some sweaters recently in Guangzhou, a shopaholic's worst fantasy. Worst, because every time you buy something in the warren of shops and stalls in any one ...

In It To Win It, Guangzhou, China travel blog

In It To Win It

A travel blog entry by bagman

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In Guangzhou, China, a night in a five star hotel costs 50 US dollars. A shoeshine on the street is 25 cents; a short taxi ride that could get you killed is 5 bucks. The hotel laundered a shirt, socks and underwear for about 3 bucks - for a dollar more ...

The Guangzhou Breakdown, Guangzhou, China travel blog

The Guangzhou Breakdown

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... while some who still had tight schedules got a little more agitated as there was still a chance for them. As we approached Guangzhou the conductor asked us to move up to the Dining car with our bags. She suddenly looked more official with her special hat ...

Stranded..., Guangzhou, China travel blog

Stranded...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... cop out top 5 in the circumstances - top 5 moments in Guangzhuo. By the following, you will realise that my time in Guangzhou was entirely mundane. 5. Hot showers - How good are hot showers? 4. Cold showers - you know what's better than hot showers ...

Turtle Soup,  Dog Ribs and Mooncakes for Dessert, Guangzhou and Foshan, China travel blog

Turtle Soup, Dog Ribs and Mooncakes for Dessert

A travel blog entry by bethverde

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We've heard it about six hundred times since moving here: The Chinese will eat anything that moves, except trucks, trains and bicycles. In our lives, Dan and I have eaten some interesting things: kangaroo, alligator, pig's blood and intestines, frogs, ...

The DNA of DWO, Guangzhou, China travel blog

The DNA of DWO

A travel blog entry by bagman

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... The ones in the United States were escorted to the border by their countrymen for being lousy drivers. The good drivers stayed in China for the adreneline rush. This taxi driver should be working for NASCAR, his reflexes are a wonder. He reponds to ...

Smooth Entrance to China, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Smooth Entrance to China

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... distance bus would take us from one bus station in one city to another bus station in another city. Not so in China, as we found out when we made it to Guangzhou. Our bus, for instance, took us to a hotel (not even a bus station!) that was off the map ...

Final Countdown, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Final Countdown

A travel blog entry by trent

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... on the train were living in HK or from China! I did meet a nice woman named Sarah who lived in China but worked for Merrill Lynch in HK and in Guangzhou she was really helpful and led me to the airport bus station, which I would not have found without ...

Celebrity Status, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Celebrity Status

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... boil your food in your metal bowl. It's certainly fun fishing around a boiling bowl with chopsticks, Rachel found it impossible! Guangzhou is a cleaner, more modern city that we both imagined. It's much quieter than the vibrant pace of Hong Kong. It ...

Guangzhou, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Guangzhou

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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We arrived into Guangzhou, a pretty and modern town, with all the usual Chinese sights, sounds and neon lights in the early evening. We sailed accross the river outside our hostel to Shamian Island  to treat ourselves to a meal from ...

Grazing In Guangzhou.., Guangzhou, China travel blog

Grazing In Guangzhou..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Greetings from Guangzhou. Well it's our first stop in mainland China and it's a fairly nice introduction we have to say. They say that Guangzhou at first glance is like an Asian L.A. There's kilometres and kilometres of freeways, flyovers, ...

Hunt your own panda, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Hunt your own panda

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... where you hunt animals?? From China Daily: A special panda festival has kicked off in the Xiangjiang Safari Park in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province. In addition to close contact with pandas, tourists can also take part in a series ...

Worst city in the world?, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Worst city in the world?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... which arrived at a huge construction site - that turned out to be the airport bus terminal next to the railway station. Guangzhou's railway station is notorious and used to be crowded with pickpockets and peasants who seemed to live there, awaiting cheap ...

Emergency Detour!!! And Bye Bye China!!, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Emergency Detour!!! And Bye Bye China!!

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... stage pulled his blanket off - nothing. Anyway, suffice to say I got about 5 seconds sleep for the night. Guangzhou is a big city. The richest in China after Hong Kong and Shanghai. It's very modern with loads of elevated flyovers and all. It used ...

Gone to Guangzhou, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Gone to Guangzhou

A travel blog entry by bnbfsu

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... am Friday morning Hong Kong time and I am getting ready to head out for the day on a trip to Guangzhou & Shenzhen, in the Guangdong province of China. Located at the Northern end of the Pearl River Delta, Guangzhou is also known by the West as Canton ...

Why Chinese don't queue, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Why Chinese don't queue

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Five thousand years of evolution and all we get is this: Why Chinese don't queue: From China Daily One Chinese habit that foreigners complain about, I've heard, is their reluctance to line up in an orderly fashion. In shops as well as on ...

Commercial terrorism in China, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Commercial terrorism in China

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... 's Hohhot, who blew up two large buildings because a Hong Kong businessman was going to build the tallest building in western China. Turned out he was a carpenter from another part of China, and he'd already defrauded other places. "An 8-story ...

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... ) into China was an interesting experience. We read in the LP guide that you could get bus tickets all the way through to Guangzhou (previously called Canton) at the Kee Kwan Motor Road Bus Co. We packed up our stuff and departed our very tired room ...

Guangzhou, China 12h Jul - 17th Jul, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Guangzhou, China 12h Jul - 17th Jul

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... was back to the drawing board. We decided that USA was going to be our next destination, so most of our time in Guangzhou was spent planning and booking ahead. Highlights Exploring After all the planning, we managed to spend a couple of days exploring ...

Don't go to Guangzhou, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Don't go to Guangzhou

A travel blog entry by irax

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... , If I ate it daily, The I'd skip around gaily Its the capital of Canton, That you can bet on, It's certainally not a hit, In fact it's a bit sht. Don't go to Guangzhou, I'm telling you again bro, Head to Hong Kong, It'd make a better ...

Old Canton, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Old Canton

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Guangzhou, Guangdong, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Guangzhou, Guangdong

A travel blog entry by tyleroxley

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Guangzhou ...

Changing Standards, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Changing Standards

A travel blog entry by v1213

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... we had visited on our first visit. Who would've thought that the sky could be so clear in this part of China? With a typhoon approaching things were getting windier so the pollution was not lingering but instead being blow inland. The relatively ...

quick stop-over, Guangzhou, China travel blog

quick stop-over

A travel blog entry by rivers2007

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Industrial Guangzhou, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Industrial Guangzhou

A travel blog entry by grynn

We left HK on Thursday evening after picking up our Vietnamese Visas. But we only got as far as Guangzhou...and industrial city north of Hong Kong - back on Mainland China. So needless to say there were more immigration stops and custom ...

Panyu Safari Park Panda & International Circus, Guangzhou, China travel blog

Panyu Safari Park Panda & International Circus

A travel blog entry by michaeljudy

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Panyu Safari Park Panda & International ...

Arrival in Guangzhou..., Guangzhou, China travel blog

Arrival in Guangzhou...

A travel blog entry by razzthekid

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I'm cheating slightly and writing this the following day, but I arrived in China with Gem yesterday afternoon on the train from Hong Kong (i was going to be clever and write the name of the train station, but i can't remember it off the top of my head and ...

in transit!, Guangzhou, China travel blog

in transit!

A travel blog entry by jazzlou

... finished it was time to catch the bus. We travelled through HK, crossed a bridge and found our selves in Shenzhen (mainland China)...where we hopped off the bus and went through customs...someone pointed a gun at our heads (to check our temperature) ...

New Years, Guangzhou, China travel blog

New Years

A travel blog entry by korizornes

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... went to some good restaurants, got our nails done (even all the boys), and partied more.  We're planning to go back in a month or so, maybe get some sightseeing in this time! I heard they have the biggest waterfall in China which i would like to ...

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