Hyder Jianguo Hotel
Travel Blogs from Yangzhou
... your body. The whole idea of eastern medicine is very interesting. It really revolves around the idea of prevention, rather than waiting for something to happen and then treating it. I truly believe that it has some truth behind it. I do, however, believe that the best way to be healthy is to combine eastern and western medicine.
We decided to spend our final night in Taizhou getting massages, and then going out! Of course the hospitality continued, so ...
... with a salad and potatoes. It was the best tasting steak I have had in my life. They finished the meal with a yogurt dish. We were amazed that they had prepared an "American" meal just for us. We then also learned that they brought in a chef all the way from Shanghai to prepare the meal for us, who also handpicked each steak and had them imported to Taizhou. It was incredible. The hospitality that Taizhou gave to us was something truly special.
... Beijing at 9:30, hung out and watched a movie together, and then all went to our own cabins to sleep by 12 or so. Next thing I knew, it was 7 am and we were pulling into the Taizhou train station!
We first went to our hotel, where we were extremely happy to find out that it was a very nice hotel. The rooms were big and the hotel in general was very classy. After a bit of time for a nap and ...
... dumplings!! Sticky balls of steamed dumpling but i like to call them kung fu panda dumplings! It was a really fun day and once again i was welcomed into a wonderful chinese home! They took loads of pictures of me and i was hit even though i couldn't speak to them so well!
When we finally left her grandma hugged me, alissa cried and shuya clung on to me so that no one kept me behind! We drove back to shuyas house and i just felt so lucky to have met such nice welcoming people! :)
... what the medicine really is!
Yangshou is a very tidy city with very neat hedged gardens
and colourful trees. The surrounding hills make a spectacular backdrop to the
city. We drove back to Guilin in the bus and stopped on the way to visit a
traditional and functional farming community. The main crop is the rice and
they also grow abundant crops of chilli, a green-skinned orange which is juicy
but more bland than NZ oranges, cabbage and ...