Grand Royal Hotel
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... t cheap.
Despite EVERYTHING being 'made in china' it's all the same price as perth. We thought we would pick up some Nike sneakers for cheap (after all they're probably made by the kids down the road) but no, they're the exact same price as in Perth.
12. Tshirts have english sayings but they don't make sense.
For example 'Drear, believe, achieve' and lots to do with love which were just kinda confusing.
13. Wear the same outfits
... 3 groups of little girls from a dance company who performed. Hilary and I had instant Copeland flashbacks. We said goodbye to everybody and headed off to bed since we had an early flight. Day 11: We woke up early and got on a plane to Guangzhou. Now we are finally on our own! No tour guides, no schedule to follow. It's awesome. We got to the hotel, dropped our stuff off, and started exploring. There are so many shops in Guangzhou, it's insane. ...
... popular with the locals. The food was excellent although a little bit like the show Fear Factor. I didn't ask too much about what type of meat was in our food. I actually tried chicken feet...Surprisingly the taste was not bad, however once is enough. Our next stop was to tour the new city center. The Asia Games were held here in 2010. The city spent $$$$ to develop the area for the games. This includes a stadium exclusively for the opening and ...
... 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 ...
... by a very wealth family in Guangzhou. The original purpose was for the family to live in it and also to offer sacrifices for the family ancestors. Thankfully no sacrifices were made yesterday and we enjoyed our visit. It has now become similar to an art museum and also has many active artisans that do paintings, paper cutting and carving. After that we went to Lychee Bay which is a large park with water in the middle of the city. We then returned to our hotel. It ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services