Grandford International Hotel
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... at school from 2-6pm, so we met up after that & headed into the city for the evening Pearl River cruise.
It was really great - we got tickets for the top deck, and had a perfect view the whole time. The trip lasted a little under an hour, and they held the boat for us so that we didn't have to wait for the next one.
After that we needed food, so I somehow managed to get us to Leide, an area where there is lots of western ...
... start sweating for 20 minutes! Tim is registered to do a marathon the end of November so he’s’ happy the weath.er is cooling down.
Oh, the other thing that was a treat in Japan was Internet that was fast and consistent, unlike here. Some people said they were having trouble with my gmail account. If it bounces, try email@example.com
Hope you are all well. Take care,
Helen & ...
Spent the morning exploring Yuexiu Park were the locals were exercising, relaxing, play games, singing etc.
I thought I'd go to the airport via subway. It was so easy and cost only a couple of dollars.
When I boarded the plane I again found someone in my seat. The crew member found that we both had a boarding pass for the same seat. After some time, the couple of moved to the seat in front.
Chinese Parks have a unique feel about them. Liuhua Park is in the middle of Guangzhou and is like an oasis. The park is quite picturesque set around a series of lakes with calming music being played thru out, but it is activities of the locals that is very fascinating. Local were dancing, exercising, playing games, singing etc. A common game being played is 4 or 5 people keeping a weighted shuttle cock with their feet. Ladies exercise by swinging arms ...
Going though Chinese customs was again an ordeal, being frisked while all your passport and possessions are just sitting there asking to be pinched.
Got my fist flight on the huge Airbus 380 and was given a great seat with heaps of leg room, but when I boarded I found my seat was occupied with an elderly lady supposedly with a broken leg, so I guess that broken leg trumps just long legs. The lady was well attended, assumedly her daughter gave her multiple ...