Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... You have to learn an incredible amount of patience in China; just wait and keep smiling. Finally, after paying an additional five rmb to the ten I paid last Friday, I got my card and could withdraw my money, (I had travelled all the way from Nepal, at no little expense to do this). The five was a processing fee; the ten was for the card itself. However, the time it took, it should have been at least fifty, not five. And if it takes so much paperwork ...
... far as public
transport goes very efficient – Kathmandu is old, drab, tired, dirty, and as
for public transport - is a nightmare. One difference however in favour of
Kathmandu, the people smile and make you feel welcome.
Something I will always love and miss about China are their
wonderful parks, especially so in Guangzhou. Today I wandered into People’s Park
which is not ...
... good photos and Robyn was thoroughly disappointed. Overall the zoo was very impressive! We saw everything we hoped to. And we timed it perfectly, because just as we were heading out the gates, the sky opened up with a sudden downpour. We had just enough time to pull out our raincoats before we got completely drenched. We went back to the hotel to freshen up a bit and then decided to head out in search of food. Aside from a snack at the zoo, which consisted of some green ...
... 8217;s foreign trade from the Song to the Qing Dynasty. From the 18th to the mid-19th century, the foreigners lived and did business in a row of houses known as the Thirteen Factories, near the present Shamian, which was then an anchorage for thousands of boat people. As we crossed a main artery into the downtown centre via a pedestrian bridge we passed local food carts and vendors selling sheared watermelon sticks, coconuts, roasting nuts and meat skewers being fanned off to ...
Beers N Noodles toya...shane
The Soundtrack to this entry was by Tori Amos
The album was 'Little Earthquakes'