Holiday Inn Thousand Island Lake
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... of creating black and oolong teas. This is done by "firing” and hand turning the leaves in a huge, super-hot, metal wok. The farmer gave us a firsthand demonstration of this technique and encouraged anyone interested to give it a try as well. Robert was brave enough to risk burning his hand, and the scrutiny of the entire tour group to roast some tea leaves. He assured me that the wok was indeed very hot!
After our tea processing was complete, we headed back into ...
... then practice for 5 years. It takes 10-15 years to become a Master Embroiderer. At the institute, embroiderers work 8 hour days. Each hour the embroiderer gets a 15 minute break to rest her eyes and fingers. Our guide lets us loose to look in the exhibition room where we see some of the most incredible pieces of art. Large screens of koi fish, “snapshots” of the Lingering Gardens, a white kitten wearing a red ribbon, large scenes ...
Our side trip to Qiandao Lake was, to quote Kevin, "the lamest." The four of us attempted to take full advantage of Kevin's weekend and ventured two hours south of Hangzhou to hang at what the locals refer to as Thousand Island Lake. Not quite the "Lake Powell, Spring break, 1999" trip we all were expecting. The first thing that became apparent was that in fact the lake is a hotbed for Chinese tourists and is filled ...
... the lake from the city park the towns people were enjoying the end of a nice warm day. I can see why Ray loves his hometown, I liked the place more than any other Chinese city I have seen to this point. We stayed up late outside his apartment while the neighbors were getting more than an eye full of the only white guy for miles around. We shot the breeze with one of Ray's' many female ...
... payed about 450 RNB.
here is the address:
Provence Restaurant, 1 Baishaquan, Shuguang Road
普罗旺斯法 ;国餐厅曙ࠠ 9;路白沙泉1 495;
0571 8797 ...