Shaoxing International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shaoxing
... police for biking on the wrong path. After the lake, I decided I'd try and visit a tea village. What ensued was my first real travel mess up of the trip. I picked up a tourist bus, but either took it in the wrong direction or missed my stop, which I only realized when I got to the terminus. By the time I was heading in the right direction (possibly) stuff was closing...but I did get to see bamboo forest and fields of tea...from the ...
Took the fast train of 300kph to Hangzhou, west of Shanghai. A smaller city of nearly 9 million people with a much more laid back and friendly atmosphere. Pretty trees, a beautiful lake and everyone out walking with their kids as it is school ...
... motorcycles, scooters, bikes, and pedestrians. The light just turns green and you go. Driving is insane, there might as well not be any lanes painted on the road. Driving here is kind of like a cat, "if it fits, it sits", so "if it fits, it goes"... and sometimes not even if it fits it still goes. But the taxis are pretty cheap which is good.
There are a ton of markets around here, so we went to the supermarket to get food to keep ...
... we were more inclined toward people watching. May and June are months for weddings and about 3-4 weeks prior to the wedding the soon to be happy couple are posing in wedding garb in park settings for their wedding portrait. It's a scene like no other. For some, there is an entourage and for others just mother and photographer. We had a hoot watching this all unfold. Biking back to the hotel demanded a different route, we just couldn't dart our ...
... owned yacht parked in front of the villa today. It was the only boat on the lake of its lavish design, or size.
The trail around the entire lake is 13 miles long, and we rode most of it today on our bicycles, which was very fun, but also very exciting. We had to constantly be aware of incoming obstacles on all sides of us as we rode — dodging people, buses, motorbikes, cars, taxis and more. Lots of fun, but the girls were ...
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