Oriental Silk Hotel
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The checkin opened at 7:30 and it was busy. After getting our boarding passes we went though security and immigration to arrive at the Premium lounge. Had a quick bite and relaxed and getting some work done in the comfortable chairs (like the ones at the door massage places). Had a quick shower to get ready for the red eye flight to ...
After one hour flight delay, we arrived in Guangzhou at 4pm but the connection on Turkish doesn't leave until 11pm. Kinda awkward timing as it's too little time to go into the city 41km away but too long until the check in counter opens at 7:30pm. The Guangzhou airport lack serious seating so good thing Air China First Class check in counter as ...
Today I visited the Huaisheng Mosque, another of the recommended sites
from my arrival pack.
This is the 2nd mosque I have been to now - 1st one in
Xi'an, when Michael was visiting me.
A mosque visit is very different to a temple visit - for
starters, there are no crowds, and no joss sticks being burnt. The GZ mosque
covered a much smaller area than ...
For the second time in GZ, I needed a haircut.
Last year, this was a very painless process, as I found a good place on the first go. However, my first attempt here wasn't quite as good, and I ended up with way too short a cut, especially on the fringe!
So today I decided to try another hairdresser at Nan Guo Ao Yuan (my apartment complex) as there are at least 5 of them here.
I enjoyed the experience today, and will go back to the place again - started ...
... grounded and the airport would grind to a halt. Nobody I spoke to at the time was capable of estimating the cost to the economy of the region.
Luckily for me, and everyone else in the south of China, the passport was found (a-hem, inside my toiletries bag) and disaster averted.
Our stay at the airport was delightful and our connecting flight to London went off ...
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