GreenTree Alliance Suzhou Hanshan Temple Hotel
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... down, It seems they are scheduled for destruction, so people don't take care of them. Fronting these row houses are some hideous metal apartments. One of my friends said these temporarily house people displaced from the old homes and these folks will be relocated to new apartments. They remind me of the infamous FEMA trailers. After watching from afar, I decided this morning to see everything up close and hit the ground ...
... is: because this is China, and things just don’t make sense here! I don’t plan to do much in my break - I still haven’t really had the chance to see much of Suzhou, so I will most probably just stay here to explore – and I also need to find a basket for my bike, as a matter of urgency, so I will probably also try to do this.
Anyway, I think that’s all from me for now! I hope you all have a lovely Mid-Autumn ...
... went with me and explained all the costs and the process – and told the hairdresser what I wanted. I ended up with a really short cut that’s perfect for the steamy weather here. The salon is very new so everything looked clean and tidy. Oh, and there is no tipping here, so you get some bargain prices.
Last night I asked for an iron – the girl ...
Suzhou is a city on a river in China. I believe it is either the Yangtze or Yellow River. They tried to recreate this city to be like Venice Italy. There are many canaled cities near Shanghai and this was the first of two that I went to. China simply can not recreate things very well. They tried to recreate Vegas with Macau and did a horrible job. They tried ...
a sausage equivalent..
spicy green beans
snail (only one)
jiggly green suspicious noodles
sprout like things
tomato and egg
they also consider peanuts a veggie here
rice and noodles
sticky white rice (yum)