Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... to a pack a day anyway and really having the smog about just saves them ciggy money.
2. They all are skinny
Not fit, probably less than 10% of the population could lift a medicine ball, just skinny.
3. No men wear singlets.
Most men wear pants as well as sleeved tops. Note that it was about 40 degrees every day we were here.
4. They are fascinated by western looking people.
We were stared at, literally people staring, everywhere ...
... for a little bit and then we found Subway! We found our dinner! Attached to the Subway was a convenience store. They sold a big bottle of beer for only ¥5! That's less than $1. Heck yes. Subway and beer. We were set. We stayed in and watched "Grown Ups" on the movie channel and went to bed early. We love being on our own! Day 12: Today we woke up and were on a shopping mission. We got a map, found where we were supposed to go and took ...
... of the games. The stadium has never been used since the games and is now a place that tourists visit. Also near by was a fountain that was choreographed to music and a museum. The museum had a display on North American Indians :-) In this area, Jim was surrounded by a group of teenagers that wanted to get their picture with him. Seems I married a rock star... We left Guangzhou to fly to Guilin (pronounced gway lyn). Mia ended up with headache but was a ...
... having them here - I really liked having people to talk to at
home, as it's not like I can have conversations with my neighbours yet.
We had also been very lucky with the weather - it was quite warm, but not unbearable, and after the cold of NZ very welcome. Apart from the rain on Friday it was dry, but I was sorry that there were no thunderstorms, as they are very impressive. Maybe next visit...
... both orphanages, the girls were called by their Chinese names. We were greeted by the Doctor, the Nurse (both cared for Hannah), the Director and another Assistant Director. A special part of the meeting happened when they told us this was the Doctor that gave Hannah her Chinese name, which means strong and beautiful. This was a special moment for us and we told him that he had named her well! They asked questions of Hannah and answered our questions. This portion ...
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