Howard Johnson Hawana Resort Guangzhou
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... features they had seen in the west. Today approximately 1,800 of these buildings are still standing. We visited the Fangshi Diaolou built in 1920 by members of the Fang Clan.
These were beautiful buildings built out in beautiful countryside. We were able to explore several of the buildings and wander around the museum area with photos of emigre Chinese. We were given lunch by our driver and ...
... come back and explore more on Saturday.
We then went to find an Indian Restaurant. Unfortunately the one the Westin Hotel Conciage recommended was closed for the Spring Festival, but we were directed to another one, Taste of India, which was excellent, wonderful samosas and succulent chicken korma and chicken tikka.
After we disembarked from the night train we checked into the Westin and then made our way to Yuexiu Hill to visit Sun Yat Sen Monument and the Ming Dynasty Zhenhai Tower (Guangzhou Museum).
We then caught a taxi to Shamien Island, a lovely restored area of Guangzhou, full of colonial buildings, wide avenues and street scene ...
Traveled by overnight D Soft Sleeper train from Xiamen to Guangzhou, leaving at 17.45 and arriving at 06.30 this morning. The train was old and the facilities were not as good as when I traveled on a Chinese overnight train previously. This one had squat toilets and a wash hand unit which was stained and flaking and had clearly seen better days. Not a 5 star experience, but a Chinese experience nonetheless!
We do not have a great relationship with China Southern Airlines as evidenced by the experiences of this trip. The flight to Guangzhou was on time and actually arrived early, but even at that they managed to torture my ass in the most uncomfortable seats ever. Luggage services was not kind to us as we were anxiously awaiting our bags so that we could meet Eden, but after a tortuously long wait, our bag was the last off the carousel and was bound closed ...