Holiday Inn Jasmine
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... and a very muted sun. The heat wasn`t as bad as I was expecting but it is hot, around 45 Celsius. The bus was air conditioned and after about 5 minutes everyone was asleep...for about 5 minutes. The driving in China is very different and a little white knuckled but we made it!
The trip to the hotel was around an hour and a half and it is gorgeous! Big rooms, lots of space, brand new everything. Other than missing any sort of ...
Hey everyone, just wanted to let everyone know John and have arrived in China!
All I will say so far is that it is interesting...
We don't have converters for the outlets to charge our computers so I am going to wait until tomorrow to post an update of the flight and first experiences in China!
Stay tuned and love you all,
... vocabulary we have learnt before, so the students were happy enough!
Suzhou is probably one of the most westerners-friendly places to be living in China. We are on Shanghai's doorstep, there is a whole district of new accommodation and restaurants, where it's actually more difficult to find a Chinese restaurant than say a Mexican or a Japanese. But you still have Old Town with its gardens, pagodas and cheap restaurants. But even in Old Town we still have the ...
... After, we leaned a little about Chinese Calligraphy and practiced. We said good by to the students and taxied back to the hotel. Tonight was our middle session group dinner. We met at 4:44 and taxied to this restaurant that was by the water. We spent about an hour taking pictures of the skyline and each other. When it was time ...
... back on the bus and traveled to the Suzhou Design and City Planning Firm. Here we went through a short tour of the show space that featured a scale model of the city. We also watched a video and met for a lecture where we met some representatives from the company. Finding a fruit stand was next on the agenda. Once we found one we walked back to our hotel and planned to meet up again for dinner. For dinner, we walked to Suzhou version of our State Street. We found ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Jasmine Suzhou
The room was really spacious and comfortable. location was a bit ugh! Hard to get a taxi to go somewhere else.. but lovely restaurant (mostly breakfast restaurant but not only) infront of the hotel called.. something about tomato I think. highly recommended!
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