Travel Blogs from Foshan
It is now well inland, and there were a number of old
photographs showing it when it was close to the river - the geography has
changed substantially over the years.
The area around the mosque was once the place that all the
foreigners stayed/were kept. Today there are lots of Halal food stores in the
immediate area, though not many Muslims to be ...
For the second time in GZ, I needed a haircut.
Last year, this was a very painless process, as I found a good place on the first go. However, my first attempt here wasn't quite as good, and I ended up with way too short a cut, especially on the fringe!
So today I decided to try another hairdresser at Nan Guo Ao Yuan (my apartment complex) as there are at least 5 of them here.
I enjoyed the experience today, and will go back to the place again - started ...
Here's a tip - don't take a flight to China and lose your passport before you even get off the plane. I did and it looked like the start of a major Australio-Chinese incident.
Just after we landed I realised that I did not know where I'd put my passport. "Perhaps it was stolen," I suggested quitely to Steven. He wasn't buying it and called a steward for assistance.
When you first come home with your new baby, there are so many new things to learn that it can be quite overwhelming. One priority, however, is to help your baby establish good sleeping habits. For a long time now baby has been sleeping in your womb, which is quite a restful place. The big, wide world is quite different, and it takes time for baby to learn to adapt. But the sooner you can help baby sleeping well, the sooner you can get some much needed rest yourself! There ...
When I arrived in GZ last Nov, I was given an intro pack which included a 'Things to Do' section, and a visit to the Chen Family Temple / Chen Clan Academy / Chen Clan Ancestral Hall is at the top of the list. As I have now been here for 6 1/2 months, now seemed like a good time to go and have a look. And yes, it is known by various names
The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall was founded in 1888 and completed in 1893, ...