Grand Hyatt Guangzhou
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... This is despite the fact that most of their advertising has western looking people in their ad campaigns.
5. Quite aggressive with their talking.
Even just in the supermarket people were yelling at each other and us. They were probably just saying 'hi, can I help you?' But the tone sounds like they're extremely angry.
6. They have a surprising lack of English.
We didn't get put off by this at all and certainly didn't hold it against them ...
... went to the pearl factory! I got my pearl ring that I've wanted for the longest time. Everybody got a little something. After the pearl factory, we went to Elephant Trunk Hill. We then made our way back to the hotel for our tour's farewell dinner. We said goodbye to our tour guides and the other families we would no longer be traveling with. We also got to watch some local kid performers. One little boy played drums like you wouldn't believe! ...
... of the games. The stadium has never been used since the games and is now a place that tourists visit. Also near by was a fountain that was choreographed to music and a museum. The museum had a display on North American Indians :-) In this area, Jim was surrounded by a group of teenagers that wanted to get their picture with him. Seems I married a rock star... We left Guangzhou to fly to Guilin (pronounced gway lyn). Mia ended up with headache but was a ...
... time we had come out from lunch, it was pouring, so the planned walk to a temple was put off. I thought I knew where some shopping markets were, but got it wrong (!) so we ended up spending a lot of time on the subway with no result. Ah well, that's part of the adventure too, I suppose..
On Sat morning we were all up early again and by 5:30 am I had put Carol & Don in a taxi for the airport. It was ...
... hot here and humid. It was 93 at 8:00 in the evening so you can imagine the temperature during the day. By the time we got back to the hotel we were exhausted. We cooled off and then had a traditional Chinese meal of Subway. Very grateful for an ice cold Pepsi. I am missing cold drinks.... We are keeping our eye on typhoon Rammusan that is in the vicinity. We will be leaving before it hits Guangzhou but it could impact the next 2 days of our trip. Prayers ...
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