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Today was the start of the R&T Asia Expo, we caught the courtesy bus to the expo and was overwhelmed with the thousands of people here, got our tickets and went through all the halls, with exhibitors showing blinds, roller blinds, roller doors, motors, curtain hardware, flooring, etc the list just goes on. The other 2 sides of the expo, was flooring and carpet which we didn't go in.
Clint stayed at expo talking to many companies and looking ...
... its new shopping quarters, built into the old traditional buildings. The roofs stood out quite a lot - from above the whole place looks packed corner to corner, and they still manage to build in more, I'm not quite sure how! In the evening we went to an acrobatic show (apparently the best in China)! It was actually quite good and I didn't spend so much time cringing, but actually enjoying the production (an ...
... large tanks that are viewed while walking through glass tubes under the water. It's a great way to view the fish as they swim all around and overhead. We were inspired to take lots of pictures and videos, some favorites are attached.
We lunched at a small, second-floor restaurant, Menabe, near the Aquarium. Again, steep stairs with no railing and no elevator. As with most facilities in China, ...
... number of workers required to set up a show significantly slows down the process. A show that would take 1 day to set up in the US takes a full week in China.
The next stop was a state-owned enterprise called Bao Steel, the second largest steel producer in the world. The complex is roughly the size of Macau, a small city in the south of China, so we took a bus tour around ...
... Tuesday. That will be interesting!
An important fact about my day on Friday is that I hadn’t really eaten anything. A combination of the hot weather and my aircon cold took away most if not all of my appetite so for breakfast I had half a bun of bread, a slice of cake and some juice. For lunch I had a bag of crisps and that was it. I had the other half of my breakfast bun at six in the morning. What’s this about six in the morning? Well we went out ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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