Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
Have you ever heard the song 'Slow Boat to China'? Well, a similar song could be written about the slow banking system in China.
This was my second visit to the bank; the first being three days ago to request a new bank card because my previous had been swallowed up by the ATM – not my fault and another story! I was told it would take three working days to get a new card, which is fair enough but actually the bank cards sit in the ...
... 8217;t belong to me now; I am just a visitor. It is
different when you live somewhere compared to when you just visit. My visit
will be over on Wednesday and I will go back to Nepal; I wonder if I will find
a sense of belonging there? I bet I don’t find a Hooleys!
You couldn’t find a much starker contrast between Guangzhou
and Kathmandu. Guangzhou is modern, bright, brash, clean ...
... us to an entrance of a big mall that we had no clue was there. At least we would be able to find some food and be sheltered from the rain until we could figure out how to get back to the hotel. But now the challenge was again to find a restaurant where we could figure out what we were ordering. Not as easily as it sounds. After much searching we were able to find a place with English on the menu and we went in and got a table. Our poor waiters had a hard time with us, but in ...
... With some paper towel handed to us, and an extended arm upward, to stem them flow, the landing was smooth. As we exited the plane a wave or warm moist heat cascaded into us. Customs, and getting our bags proved simple and direct..... finding a currency exchange did not. Our first adventure in China. Find money! We ended up asking for directions at an information desk, another exchange hub, and numerous more people and places. On the upside we now know our way around the ...
... it is my favourite city in the entire world. Canton my friend is your friend as she offers you an unlimited supply of snacks, food, extraordinarily beautiful girls, wonderful people and green spaces. Also walking along side the Pearl River as always is a refreshing memory of being back home. You would know, doing the ...
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