Grand Metropark Hotel Hangzhou
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... peaceful spot on the lake seemed impossible to get until we found a hill on one
of the islands, less people seemed so keen on leaving the paths around the islands and lake, preferring to stick in their groups so we exited up a tree covered hill and found some peace in the pagodas on top, no view because of the afore mentioned trees but a peaceful few minutes at least. Back down to the chaos and we finished ...
Our hotel in Hangzhou is a traditional Chinese garden hotel - so quiet and peaceful. The breakfast room was along a lake with swans and ducks and colorful flowers. We're off to another full day of exploration. The first stop, the world renowned Dragon Well Tea Plantation. The best tea is picked in March, then April, and finally May. The first picked leaves of the new harvest ...
... we were able to sit for the over an hour bus ride back. The streets were packed with people heading back into town and the ride was long! Once back into the city we were able to take the subway back to the hotel were we had dinner at the buffer restaurant on the 22nd floor of the hotel. It was $40 per person which is a huge amount for China but at that point it did not matter. Tomorrow we are leaving at 6:30 for Nanjing which should be interesting.
... memorandum of understanding between our schools with Principal Rose. This is a formal ceremony where both principals sign an agreed understanding to continue our sister school relationship and exchange gifts.
Later in the afternoon after school had finished we met our host student and then it was off to spend the weekend with our host families.
... so fascinating to observe the local tea pickers winding around and through us to get to the various collections of bushes to do the picking. Yes, the leaves are picked by hand. The women did not seem bothered by us at all and stopped to chat and show off their harvest thus far. Some rather enjoyed posing for us with their baskets and hats. The most precious leaves are the smaller, tender buds, and we learned from the pickers that it was not a particularly abundant day for ...