Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... It was really hard to get anywhere, especially on the train because there were people everywhere but all moving ridiculously slowing in all different directions.
10. There's no Facebook, YouTube or Twitter in China.
Seriously. It's blocked and no one can access it. Despite this people are always walking (slowly) with their head down doing something on their phone. Without Facebook, YouTube or Twitter though goodness knows what they're doing!
... for a little bit and then we found Subway! We found our dinner! Attached to the Subway was a convenience store. They sold a big bottle of beer for only ¥5! That's less than $1. Heck yes. Subway and beer. We were set. We stayed in and watched "Grown Ups" on the movie channel and went to bed early. We love being on our own! Day 12: Today we woke up and were on a shopping mission. We got a map, found where we were supposed to go and took ...
... guide advised us that they boil the scorpion to get the poison out, drain the water then eat what is left. Guangzhou, like so much of China, is a contrast between the old and new. We left the market area to walk down the main modern shopping street. This street was no different than walking down a street in NYC. Mia thought she was in heaven when we arrived at a corner that had McDonalds on 2 different corners. Our guide took us to a Dim Sum restaurant that ...
... seeing some of the sights, and certainly the size, of the city.
Late morning we went for a wander to Zhongcunzhen, the little village across the road from me, and had a walk in the sunshine and warmth before getting lunch at a random restaurant. The young lad who might have been our waiter, stood and watched Carol & Don eat their meal - occasionally he would do something, like take the plate of ...
... place. The 3 buildings we were looking at were new and had been donated by 3 different real estate developers. Our next stop was the old part of the campus. This we were familiar with...The courtyard that we have pictures of Hannah as a baby and the famous, in my mind, statues. We walked around the courtyard and got a picture of Hannah to match the picture of her as a baby, except she is 4.5 feet taller. We then went into the building where Hannah stayed. It looks ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service