Century Huangshan Hotel
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... station. I got a sweet dessert with red beans in it. As I was about to order noodles, my card did not work because it turned out that the restaurant automatically take out ten yuan for getting the card. I had to reload my card with more money.
Despite the hiccup, I got my noodles and walked up to the second floor to eat with the group. Susan was drinking a bayberry drink. I walked down stair to buy one and it was very sweet. When I asked Susan ...
... time in 9 days. As we were finishing up we found out church was starting in 30 minutes so we ran out of the hostel and headed for the nearest metro station. Thankfully the church building was only 1 stop away and we made it just in time. I love how English is so much more prevalent here than pretty much everywhere else we've been. Way to go China! After church we were invited to a little get together at the branch president's house where we met up with s few kids our ...
... next to you suddenly blasts an almighty glob of phlegm onto the carpeted floor of the bus. It’s everywhere and it is constant; on the street, on train/bus platforms, street side food vendors, in restaurants, bars, cinemas, kung-fu performances. It’s hideous and we cannot get used to it. Prior to the anti-spitting laws (which are not working) the train platforms were so bad that they had to employ “spit sweepers” to mop it all up and thus stop people slipping ...
... home as well as getting custom made silk outfits, so Kelly and I went in to get fitted on the second day we were there, went back for adjustments on the fourth day, and picked up the final products on the fifth. Make sure you leave an extra day for them to make adjustments though, as they’re not entirely accustomed to the more curvy Western figure. And while you’re there make sure that you try the crispy duck, it’s a Beijing speciality, and it’s truly ...
... the sides and the top are rock shrubs and grasses have taken root on the top, so some parts are not walkable.
We climbed back on to a watchtower at about 7 to watch the sun go down, which was magic! (blue skies and sunshine for most of the day)
We had dinner at a restaurant in Jinshanling, which in the dark looked like a deserted amusement park, compete with cable car and cue barriers.
It was just fantastic to be able to ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet