Starway Dragon Pearl Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... features they had seen in the west. Today approximately 1,800 of these buildings are still standing. We visited the Fangshi Diaolou built in 1920 by members of the Fang Clan.
These were beautiful buildings built out in beautiful countryside. We were able to explore several of the buildings and wander around the museum area with photos of emigre Chinese. We were given lunch by our driver and ...
... to the Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral which was modeled on Notre Dame, and is one of only 4 cathedrals in the world made of granite. Stunning stained glass windows.
We then went to the Opera House to buy tickets for the Russian Ballet's Swan Lake on Saturday night! This is really close to the Canton Tower so ...
After we disembarked from the night train we checked into the Westin and then made our way to Yuexiu Hill to visit Sun Yat Sen Monument and the Ming Dynasty Zhenhai Tower (Guangzhou Museum).
We then caught a taxi to Shamien Island, a lovely restored area of Guangzhou, full of colonial buildings, wide avenues and street scene ...
... because of the air quality. Two things impress me – the very quick, professional service and the price – I paid $46.00 Can for the whole thing this afternoon, including medication! That’s 10% of the entire bill which is cost-shared with our insurance company.
We know the Island has been hammered by snowstorms this past week so we extend our sympathies but can’t say we’re missing winter on the Island!
Stay warm and ...
... and make way to KTV. Grouped with the usual subjects, Zac, Leon, Jon, Laura and I, hit KTV with a few Asian friends. The room was split with half foreigners and half local. We danced, we sang, we drank and we had a good time. Nothing out of the ordinary took place other than Zac making friends with one of the locale girls. This made for some good discussion later, but, as I’ve said, KTV this time was same, same, but different.