Grand Royal Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... is usually coated with strong spices and pastes. I had a late lunch in a café restaurant that included miso soup, fried rice, bok choy, and a lemon ice drink. It cost about $11.
Fourteen hours is more than enough to see (or get a feel for) the city. That’s what I had until my next flight. Of course there is bound to be a lot more to uncover if I was to spend longer here. But, I think that I won’t be back. It will be good to get back to ...
Today I had hoped to spend some more time looking around Zhuhai, but as it was STILL raining quite a lot that didn't happen.
I made my way back to GongBei which is also where the train station is, and felt quite pleased with myself for getting a train ticket to come back at 4 pm AND ask for a window seat!
There was nowhere to leave bags at the station, so I went to the Vanguard ...
... spent individually was very quick. They took fingerprints and just verified the information on our original application. We filed out and were home before 10.
We should mention that the weather in Guangzhou has been torrential downpours, thunder and lightening the entire time. We decided not to participate in the group trip to the zoo the day before due to the weather. However Max was ...
Today we decided to venture out on our own, away from the preplanned activities so that we could go on our own timetable. We had read much about the shopping on Shamian Island and since the trip has included a dearth of souvenir shopping it seemed appropriate. The island was 15 minutes away by Taxi. Sometimes the taxi driver allows all 6 of us in, and sometimes we get a grumpy "too big" response. The way there we found a young driver who could care less about how ...
... left him in there while they were getting the extra nurse just so we did not have to hand him over again for a second go-around (apparently not).
Fortunately our handy supply of digestive biscuits seemed to calm him down. He felt 3 for each cookie was appropriate.
For dinner, we had signed up to go as a group to a Cantonese/Portuguese restaurant called Macau. It sounded interesting and we were not sue ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services