China Textile City Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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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 ...
... architecture, if that's what turns your crank. I repeated my Big Mac meal experience of a few days prior and then we went off to the highlight, an excursion to the silk factory. It's actually really interesting to see the machines unspooling the silk fibres that make up the cacoons of the dead... They kill them :( ...silk worms. Each cacoon produces 1 kilometre of fibre and it takes 8 fibres to create the required diameter of silk thread. ...
... 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!
... I keep trying on the Toms while I tried to explain in Chinese that my feet are too big. It was a success stop because I also picked up Pitch Perfect 2 for 10 kuai and a season of "The Borgias" to watch. Then I ordered a pizza using Sherpas. Sherpas is an ordering service that picks up from various restaurant and charges a delivery fee based on their location in relation to your location. I used my Sunday off for the usual gym, cleaning, and grocery store chores then ...
... home is summer pick which is regarded as the poorest quality and not as popular with the Chinese. I have to admit that dad and I have become great fans of the different Chinese teas and feel much better for having drunk so much.
We then decided to go for a walk through some more of the beautiful parkland that is the heart of this city. Lush and green I am envious of those that live here. A ...