Guangdong Baiyun City Hotel
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... This is despite the fact that most of their advertising has western looking people in their ad campaigns.
5. Quite aggressive with their talking.
Even just in the supermarket people were yelling at each other and us. They were probably just saying 'hi, can I help you?' But the tone sounds like they're extremely angry.
6. They have a surprising lack of English.
We didn't get put off by this at all and certainly didn't hold it against them ...
I'm sorry for not writing for the last few days. We have been so busy wrapping up the main tour, saying goodbyes, and getting to Guanzhou. Here's a quick recap of what's happened the last few days. Day 10: We woke up in Yangshuo and started our way back to Guilin. This time, we rode by bus. On the way back we stopped at a cooking school where the girls made a few Chinese dishes. They even made dumplings! They did a great job. After we ate their ...
... 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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