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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 ...
We went to the Chen Clan Academy this mornng, stunning architecture. This was a temple built by the Chen family members where their youngsters could come and study for their examinations. A fabulous building going 3 courtyards back. There was a lovely museum with a reconstruction of a Guangzhou house and artworks.
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 ...
... because of the air quality. Two things impress me – the very quick, professional service and the price – I paid $46.00 Can for the whole thing this afternoon, including medication! That’s 10% of the entire bill which is cost-shared with our insurance company.
We know the Island has been hammered by snowstorms this past week so we extend our sympathies but can’t say we’re missing winter on the Island!
Stay warm and ...
... the first time, off the grid.
The semester is at least at a close and work for us foreign teachers has come to a halt. All of our classes have been called off and it was up to us to keep ourselves busy. I’ve done my best getting ready for my upcoming trip, picking up mandarin, learning code, and prepping for life in Europe. All in attempts to break lethargy when it comes creeping up.
Others, unfortunately, have taken this ...