Hong Qiao State Guest Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... and unpleasant.
When my brother and I got to the Shanghai Hongqiao Station, my brother went off with my father while I met my friend, Monica. I'm staying at her house for the week. She came to Tokyo to stay with me last summer for a week and now, I guess, it's my turn!
So that night, she asked me what I wanted to eat. By the time we got to her house, it was around 5:30 pm. I told her, every time I'm in China, I end up eating oily food, ...
... rides. It was barely a week, since I started missing Capitalism that made all money equal, no matter from whom's hands (particularly after a taxi driver refused to give a ride as a pay for 5 km wouldn't have been worth his bother). However, those were my first impressions, and now, a month in, I believe that Chinese are very fair and warm people, apart from a few touristy places. I also vastly underestimated the importance of bargaining that takes place ...
... Finally back home, Beijing felt really cold, and we wearily crashed home around 7pm, totally done in!
Felt like it took us a few days to recover, my cough & cold returned with a vengeance (a mild panic that I had bird flu of course!!), still have it now, Andy had 3 dry days in a row, amazing ;) and all systems go for another weekend!
We’d been helping Helen from the Migrant Children’s Foundation to promote & sell tickets ...
... cards to hand to them saying ‘I’m writing the review for That’s’ WHAT MORE COULD YOU WANT? Not gonna lie, more excited about the business cards. Also have an insane number of Shanghai quotes that I’m writing a list of, for example my flatmate mistranslating something by mistake and saying ‘do we know each other?’ rather than ‘do you know what you want to order?’ Although maybe you had to have been ...
... the decision is basically made for me. So we boarded our air China flight to Guilin. Guilin is in the far south of the country and has been on the must see China destination list for a while. It is known for its naturally beautiful landscape of rugged, pointy mountains.
Getting off the plane I was hoping smaller city means less pollution and perhaps general visibility would be greater than 10 meters in front of me. I was wrong. Unfortunately the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center