Howard Johnson Plaza Guiyang
Travel Blogs from Guiyang
... the weather being so drab we set off on our way back to the hostel in search of food. Yay! Happiness restaurant saved the day. Possibly the best meal (Stacey's, Neil's was in Beijing) since we arrived. The place was beautiful and had all the facilities of a smart, upmarket restaurant. Hard to find in urban China. Still only 13 pound altogether for the meal which included six dishes :0
We was woken up at 6:30am with the loudest TV advert ever booming out from ...
Our day in the mountain park was too exciting to only upload 5 pictures! Here are some more for you all to check out. Hope you are have a fabulous summer and we will see you guys so soon :)
Emm and Gabs ...
... the town remains but the houses have been converted into shop fronts and we wove our way through a crowd as thick as that emerging from the MCG after a drawn Essendon Collingwood match.
It was a bit much really.
Our visit to Hongfu lake surprised us as we expected heaps of people to be there on Sunday. Not so.
Zhang Nan hired a speed boat and was very excited as the driver pushed the throttle and the ...
... for the old men and their birds in cages and mahjong on the footpath has been built over with a building on top.
We were so surprised to wander up our street to find the old red building still there as well as our building!!
The only thing that appears to have changed is the window frames!
I was keen to find out about the sour noodles that we always ate, so we made our way to the ...
... whereas this is a gleaming, impossibly clean airport. During our time in Guiyang in 95/96 the blasting for the new airport was constant.
Guiyang, the poorest province in China, has obviously changed.
My post graduate student from 1995-95, Zhang Nan met us with one of her cousins who drove us around Guiyang via new multi- lane freeway to a new housing complex where we were met by Jack, another cousin, who took us to his ...