Haizhou Hotel Haining
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Haining
I haven't seen the chair of my dissertation, mentor and friend, Cynthia Franklin in more than 12 years and we happened upon each other in China of all places. She was travelling through the country conducting trainings. We were lucky enough to meet up in the beautiful Hangzhou - a short train ride from Shanghai. The lotuses were in bloom so we were treated to a feast for the eyes and soul. It was a beautiful day and so wonderful to catch up with an old friend and ...
... architecture, if that's what turns your crank. I repeated my Big Mac meal experience of a few days prior and then we went off to the highlight, an excursion to the silk factory. It's actually really interesting to see the machines unspooling the silk fibres that make up the cacoons of the dead... They kill them :( ...silk worms. Each cacoon produces 1 kilometre of fibre and it takes 8 fibres to create the required diameter of silk thread. ...
... new friends setting up their tables and food out on the pavement, so we moved outside and had a fabulous evening watching the world go by and exploring the stalls. The stall right in front of the restaurant was selling scorpions, spiders, centipedes and snakes - my first sight of exotic food in China!
A really lovely afternoon and evening!
... local governorship has resulted in some innovative ideas. All public transport is electric, as are the scooters and a good portion of the cars. Motorbikes are banned as they are too noisy. Instead of charging cars by plugging in to an outlet the government has set up battery stations where you go in and swap your car battery with a fresh one when needed. The result is that the city is very quiet. It ...
Today we left Guilin and headed to Hangzhou. Being just a 2.5hr flight away it shouldn't be too difficult, but it was not to be so. Due to torrential rain in Guilin our flight was delayed and we ended spending 10 hours in a small local airport with many many others. There was not a seat to be spared as people continued to arrive and no-one left. Signage at the airport was useless as it showed only flights from the day before, and none of ...