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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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I haven't seen the chair of my dissertation, mentor and friend, Cynthia Franklin in more than 12 years and we happened upon each other in China of all places. She was travelling through the country conducting trainings. We were lucky enough to meet up in the beautiful Hangzhou - a short train ride from Shanghai. The lotuses were in bloom so we were treated to a feast for the eyes and soul. It was a beautiful day and so wonderful to catch up with an old friend and ...
... is where the fun started and stopped... Our supposed 2 hours back to Shanghai turned into over 4 hours, most of which was crawling through traffic. Having spent over 8 hours travelling the day before and an hour already that day, we all agreed the 13 hours of travel was nowhere near made up for by the sites - plus we had to leave the glorious Pudi Boutique Hotel!! It was weird to have paid good money for 2 days I wouldn't re-experience for free. ...
... new friends setting up their tables and food out on the pavement, so we moved outside and had a fabulous evening watching the world go by and exploring the stalls. The stall right in front of the restaurant was selling scorpions, spiders, centipedes and snakes - my first sight of exotic food in China!
A really lovely afternoon and evening!
... teachers at my school for a goodbye dinner at "La Bamba" the cheap Mexican restaurant near our school. One teacher is moving to Thailand and the other is moving to another school in Shanghai to work as a Director of Studies. I was the usual fine evening at La Bamba, full of 5 kuai beers and decent Mexican food. Today I decided to go to Hangzhou to visit a friend. The train ride is about an hour if you take the high speed (G) train. During the long cab ride from the ...
... local governorship has resulted in some innovative ideas. All public transport is electric, as are the scooters and a good portion of the cars. Motorbikes are banned as they are too noisy. Instead of charging cars by plugging in to an outlet the government has set up battery stations where you go in and swap your car battery with a fresh one when needed. The result is that the city is very quiet. It ...