Hong Lou Hotel
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... and continued on our walk before driving back to the hotel.
Back to the hotel for a short rest then eight of us went into town by taxi. Lots of buildings with decorative lighting, lots of neon lighting and massive televisions on the sides of buildings. We went into a large shopping complex, similar to large complexes at home but more modern and quirky displays. The only night I didn't have my camera on me.
Went to a village at Wuzhen in Hangzhou ( population of 8 million people). Our tour included a stop at a Batik workshop where you watched the creation of a batik design. China has learned quickly from U.S. Marketing. After the tour you exit into a gift shop! Having ...
... with one of our most special experiences in China - enjoying tea in a traditional tea house by the lake. This was no small affair, but instead was hours spent enjoying the tea and many hot, cold, sweet and savoury delights served in beautiful, small, different and colourful pots... More tea please!
The tea theme stayed with us until the day after when we went to visit the National Tea Museum: hectares and hectares of manicured green ...
... got to see an original emperor gown (which the company bought back from an auction house in Japan - part of the spoils of the war) as well as a replica. The replica took 3 years to make. Wensli also provided the Chinese athletes at the Beijing Olympics their formal outfits, for the female dress (per dress) it took 12 sewers and 6 months to create. We then had the opportunity to visit the historic pedestrian street ...
... to the travel agency), has been providing us with western style (seems to mostly be Italian) meals with Chinese for dinner. I think it has been a good balance for the students. Today is the Moon festival day - a family day. Most have left the cities to return to their home towns. 'The Company' was kind to bring us moon cakes, which is the traditional food for the holiday. Much like ...