IT World Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... is usually coated with strong spices and pastes. I had a late lunch in a café restaurant that included miso soup, fried rice, bok choy, and a lemon ice drink. It cost about $11.
Fourteen hours is more than enough to see (or get a feel for) the city. That’s what I had until my next flight. Of course there is bound to be a lot more to uncover if I was to spend longer here. But, I think that I won’t be back. It will be good to get back to ...
... ticket said "Invalid"! I asked the security man why, and he pointed out that it was for Fri, not Thu! Oh, no - so bad!
Off I went to the ticket counter and got it changed with no extra charge, and left at 4:30, still with my window seat. We had lots of stops this time, so it took a bit longer, but I wasn't in a hurry and enjoyed the trip. Of course, as I was leaving, the rain had ...
Today was the day of Beckett's Consulate Appointment! We had to be on the bus at 7:30, so we were up and down at the breakfast buffet very early. There were very strict instructions that we were to bring nothing except passports. When we arrived we were able to bypass the long lines of people hoping for a U.S. Visa and have a quick check-in.
We arrived in a quite room and received a number. There was ...
... we saw laborers actively working. Perhaps if we ever return the actual renovations will be complete and we can stay in this more idyllic setting instead of the bustling city that the China Hotel is in.
The cobblestone streets were full of people exercising on the public equipment, playing ping pong, and brides taking their wedding photos. The parks are full of beautiful gardens, as well as many many statues.
In the central quarter we watched a ...
Today was Beckett's trip to the doctors. Every immigrant to the United States has to pass a medical exam before getting their visa. This being an adoption, Beckett has already been cleared to enter the U.S. Virtually the only thing that could prevent him from leaving would be TB or another similar highly contagious disease. He received two check-ups, height and weight check (and yes he really is 34 pounds), and had blood ...
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