Hanting Express Hangzhou Longjing Road
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... of course, is back to his crazy work and travel schedule and I have reconnected with my friends here and have been catching up with everyone and planning fun activities.
With Jim in Hong Kong for a week I signed up for an overnight tour with the Shanghai Expatriate Association (SEA) together with one of my friends here. All together we were 32 ladies from different countries and a tour guide. We met at a central location in the city and hopped on a bus and drove 3 hours ...
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. ...
... anyone there. It was fantastic. Finding vegetarian food for Kate was not as challenging as I had expected and we had a great time together, walking through villages, eating fresh, country food, and looking at beautiful landscapes in the rain.
I feel I have a good network around me now. I have made a few close friends both at work and out of work. I know all the foreign teachers and several of the Chinese ones. ...
... a few markets. Some of the ladies in our program gave me directions to Silk City and another shopping area so I was able to successfully navigate the bus. It was convenient because I was able to get on the bus near our hotel and get off at the stop right by the shopping center. The first shopping center I went to is in a large building and has stores selling everything from office supplies to clothes. The stores are small stalls packed with clothes/goods. Most of their stuff ...
1. Visited Wuzhen and Tongxiang Leather Market
2. Arrived at Hangzhou City at night and checked into hotel
3. Had 西湖醋鱼 "Xi Hu Cu Yu", the most famous dish of Hangzhou City at the most famous restaurant by the West Lake.
4. Took a walk in the rain along the West Lake
5. Bought some fresh fruits at small stands on the way back to the hotel