Grand Palace Hotel Guangzhou
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
Today, we started our day trying to find a Fed Ex here in Guangzhou to ship out the rest of my application. Jing talked with her new friends in the business center and tried to figure out where the Fed Ex was located and how to get there. After spending a decent amount of time with Connie and Jack, we made our way out of the hotel and started our …
We got up around 0900 to catch our train to Guangzhou. The ride was just a short two hour ride over a pretty scenic section of China. We grabbed some McD's for breakfast and hopped on board. Of course, I had a delicious McCafe latte-those things are so good here in Hong Kong. And when I mean we hopped on board, we actually went through security and …
... You have to learn an incredible amount of patience in China; just wait and keep smiling. Finally, after paying an additional five rmb to the ten I paid last Friday, I got my card and could withdraw my money, (I had travelled all the way from Nepal, at no little expense to do this). The five was a processing fee; the ten was for the card itself. However, the time it took, it should have been at least fifty, not five. And if it takes so much paperwork ...
... to resemble a wild man. As there was a hairdressers next to the hotel, there was no excuse. This hairdressers however was probably the best I have visited anywhere. First you get a very long hair wash with shampoo used three times, including head massage, then you sit up and get shoulder massage. After that you get your hair cut and I was very happy with the outcome. What's more it only cost 45rmb (four pounds fifty).
... system. Lucky for us it is one of the few things here that is very accessible for English speakers. Just choose your destination and put a few ¥ into the machine and it will spit out a token that resembles a green poker chip. Scan the chip on your way in and deposit it on your way out. Pretty easy! Our first stop was the Beijing Lu pedestrian street. This was a street full of shops with no vehicle traffic allowed. It was nice to wander without worrying about being run ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services