Xiang Yuan Hotel
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... was smelly, messy work! The workers were all curious about this group of ladies snapping photos of them as they worked. Most ignored us and kept to their task. Some stopped, smiled and showed us the insides of the mussel with all the pearls inside. A young woman we saw had the task of shoveling the leftover shells into a truck where they would be ground and made into fertilizer or feed we were told. I think any of the tasks we saw could be featured on one of those reality shows ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... 34880;,... Seems pretty important to me.
The bullet train got us to Hangzhou in exactly an hour! So fast. When we arrived we were greeted by an EXTREMELY strong sewage smell. NOT the best introduction to my new city. Then Sadie and I found ourselves literally SPRINTING through the station looking for a bathroom. I needed it so bad they didn’t even check my ticket on the way out. They just saw me running like a crazy woman and moved out of the ...
... there were so
kind. The diet was vegetarian without
eggs, garlic or onion but cheese is allowed.
I learned a lot about Taiwanese cooking and also about baking bread. People from the community flow in and out all
day so since the typhoon officially hit when I was there, we spent a lot of
time cooking, cleaning up, cooking, cleaning up which I greatly enjoyed. After the typhoon I stayed a few more days
... basketball game was extremely tiring, and I wish that I could tell you that we went back to Hangzhou after that so that we could get cleaned up and rest, but that wasn't the case. Instead we were fed once again, and I reluctantly sat in a hot room with hot food for over two hours with clothes stuck to my back and hair to my face. I wasn't the happiest camper there was at that time, but now that I look back on it the day was definitely one to remember fondly.