Travel Blogs from Hangzhou
And so from a sombre farewell and promises to visit us in NZ to a happy reunion after the short flight to Hangzhou.
Sue and Jeremy had stayed with us for a week in January 2013. Newly married, they were on a one year honeymoon which included a six month working visa for NZ. They travelled with their wedding gear and even backpacked it up Mt Maunganui where Warwick took photos at the top. Likewise at McLarens Falls Park.
They have settled back into Sue's ...
... of which is our wave tape( Remfold ). I certainly wouldn't like to re-thread this machine if the thread broke, hundreds if clear threads on this machine. Next was where metal rods and finials are produced, this place was massive with lots of workers having their tea break at 4.30pm re starting work at 5pm till 8.30pm on Saturday night!! We left there and then went to a Resin factory, after driving for a while, had a ...
... enough by the time you are enlightened enough to go to “Nirvana” ! They tolerate other religions quite well.
“Sanlian” is a tiny farming village on the far edge of the Hangzhou metro area and is located where nary a tourist would bother to go (Port Lavaca comes to mind). Sanjian is not picturesque at all, more resembles some ghetto Texas outskirts of a great city but looks shabby and ran down. ...
... taxi driver refused to let us put a suitcase in the car, the silly
girl organising the taxis wouldn't let us take one of the larger taxis
as it threw her 'more than my job's worth system' out of sync and we had
to make a call to Sunny in head office to speak to a police officer to
get him to get us a taxi. One of the many frustrating 'China moments' ...
... However, I completely disagree. The culture shock hit me right then and there in JFK airport, in the city that I’ve called home for 23 years. I noticed cultural differences right away. For example, in America, we expect people to respect our personal space and if they don’t then its our right to give them an attitude. In Chinese culture, it’s completely okay for four people to stand over a sleeping white girl speaking loudly with a hand on the back of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility