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... had a lovely meal of tomato and scrambled egg; leafy greens; and rice with cooked dried bacon and spring onion. The lady picked fresh star fruit off the tree for us and showed us the "black' chickens (actually chickens with white feathers, but with black skin and flesh).
We then drove to the tiny town of Changsha, which had stunning architecture alongside the river.
We found the ...
... 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 ...
Traveled by overnight D Soft Sleeper train from Xiamen to Guangzhou, leaving at 17.45 and arriving at 06.30 this morning. The train was old and the facilities were not as good as when I traveled on a Chinese overnight train previously. This one had squat toilets and a wash hand unit which was stained and flaking and had clearly seen better days. Not a 5 star experience, but a Chinese experience nonetheless!
... to Chinese New Year, the entire school gets the month of February off. Zac and I have thus decided to take leave this month and explore South East Asia. I will be, for the first time, literally off the grid for a whole four weeks. I’ve yet to make a trip like this and I’ve done my best to ready myself. That includes: making a "tentative" month itinerary, print out all the flight information, book all the hostels, and budget my time abroad.