Holiday Inn Hangzhou City Center
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We then had a long drive to Hangzhou and we arrived at the Holiday Inn in the early evening. After some relaxation we decided that some western food was in order so we headed for the nearest Pizza Hut and then after got some chocolate supplies from the nearby Tesco!
Our guide Alex met us and took us to our first port of call, The West Lake …
... pure britain flavored" cookies. The food here is always so amusing.
Back in Shanghai for our last week and I can't believe the China portion of our trip is almost over. It has been a whirlwind of fun, craziness and learning. This week we have a friend of mine from last summer, a VC in the telecom space coming in to talk with us, we have wrap-up presentations of our Business ideas, classes, another 21st birthday, and good bye dinners. Can't wait!
... The plane was delayed about 30 minutes but we got on our way and my nerves were high. I took four sleeping pills and plugged up my ears with the beautiful voices of Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars. I’d be lying if I said that the rest of the flight was easy breezy. I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t spontaneously start to cry, that I didn’t obsessively rub the necklaces given to me by my stepfather and my former employers, and that I ...
... a huge crowd watching and clapping along and taking photos!! Next we went to a restaurant called Grandmas Kitchen (where it is a 2 hour wait because it is the best place in town, we hadn't realised but one of the other guides hadn't come with us because he queued for the 2 hours to get us a table!) The food was really good (other than having the chicken head left in the pot of chicken....and ordering vegetable dishes for the ...
... to shade one's face on the onlookers). There are also some older Chinese people here to show off their talents from waltzing, salsa to opera and guitar playing. Despite the crowd building, the guitar player, bless him, is a calamity of missed notes and a dodgy backing track.
The heat is close and oppressive today and we stop several times around the lake on one of the many shady benches, also indulging in the largest ice cream I ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center