Howard Johnson Parkland Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dalian
... I am usually a stickler for upholding principles, but I feel a lot stronger about them when they are my principles being applied to other people. So I was apt to make a principled exception, for myself, naturally. Rules made by anyone but me are made to be at the bare minimum bent, and usually broken (I particularly like the breaking part). And of course everyone should follow the rules that I make. Double standard you say? Well that's life. Take it or leave ...
... time we’ve been here, we’ve seen China relax it one child policy, conduct sea trials on its newly completed aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and land Yutu, its lunar rover on the moon. It faces enormous challenges as it deals with environmental pollution, the widening disparity between the ultra rich and the poor, the continuing urbanization of its population and maintaining sustainable economic ...
... the major malls but many of the smaller shops were closed. Traffic seemed quite a bit lighter so I suspect many office workers had the day off too.
Again, most of the photos accompanying this entry are random “out and about” photos taken during our stay here; these photos and their titles and caption show glimpses of life in this part of ...
Even though the malls are trying to promote Christmas sales, Christmas has arrived quietly in this part of China without the mall madness that afflicts the west. The afternoon of Christmas Eve, the students and teachers in the English program had a little party at school, building some gingerbread houses and exchanging gifts. The students ...
Christmas is less than two weeks away and although it is not an officially celebrated holiday, it hasn't stopped the major stores from putting up Christmas decorations and even playing Christmas carols; anything to generate sales. For most here, Christmas is just another day. The English teachers in Jenny’s program get Christmas Day off but the rest of the university does not. The weather has cooled ...
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- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center