Oriental Silk Hotel

No.752 Dongfeng East Rodd , Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510080, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Guangzhou

China: take two

A travel blog entry by benthackeray

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... and picked up the toddler and walked away. The old man and I laughed.

The air quality is not as bad as what is normally reported in the media. I did not feel like I was breathing bad air, however, there is a definite haze that can be seen when viewing distant buildings. More notable than the air quality is the strong aromas (and stenches) that emanate from the city. Contributing to these smells, it seems that most dishes are heavily meat based and ...

Back home...

A travel blog entry by deborah.young

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Today I had hoped to spend some more time looking around Zhuhai, but as it was STILL raining quite a lot that didn't happen.

I made my way back to GongBei which is also where the train station is, and felt quite pleased with myself for getting a train ticket to come back at 4 pm AND ask for a window seat!

There was nowhere to leave bags at the station, so I went to the Vanguard ...

Step away from the window and take cover

A travel blog entry by g7s22

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... several times as we all started to look at each other in concern. However the workers at the service windows continued to tap away at their computers. Finally the gentlemen in charge let us know that it was a drill, and we were not under attack. Umm, perhaps that announcement could have been made earlier?

We said the oath in group formation, basically promising to take care of our new children. The ...

Shamian Island Tour

A travel blog entry by g7s22

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... at a later date. The panda chopsticks prevailed!

Wanting an authentic Chinese experience we stopped by Starbucks for a little snack where our oldest enjoyed her first coffee drink (we're breaking all kinds of rules on this trip) and then proceeded out into a torrential downpour to find a cab back to the hotel. By this time we had circled the entire island and were displeased that we could not find that many shops.

Leaving the island was a little ...

Two Boo Boos and 6 Cookies Later...

A travel blog entry by g7s22

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... with the procedure if it is traumatic for them.

Every child going in came out screaming and there were two nurses who took the children into the room. Beckett went in without too much fuss ( he might have looked back at us) about 15min later he emerged screaming and we were informed the two nurses could not hold him down and that they were going to get a third nurse for support. We were hoping that they could ...

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This hotel, located in the Yuexiu District area of Guangzhou, is near Shamian Island, Nan'ao, Shekou, and Tianhe.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good