Jinling Jinma Palace Hangzhou
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Went for an early morning walk around the lake by the hotel before having breakfast in which the restaurant also overlooked the lake.
Then drove to the tea plantation, a demonstration and information about the various grades of tea and its health benefits. We had a sampling of organic green tea which was quite palatable. We were also told about polyphenol which is extracted from the leaves and sold in ...
Went to a village at Wuzhen in Hangzhou ( population of 8 million people). Our tour included a stop at a Batik workshop where you watched the creation of a batik design. China has learned quickly from U.S. Marketing. After the tour you exit into a gift shop! Having ...
... behind them intricate different paths that don't always work well together. These thoughts push me to think about our society and our contradictions which are difficult to catch since I am submerged in them. As one of my old anthropology professors said in one of his brilliant book ("Noi primitivi" - Francesco Remotti) we need to do a "giro lungo" (long tour) meeting different cultures, going far away from our house to better understand ourself.
... market challenge #2 was issued - ¥100 per student, find something as a keep sake to remember this trip and to share with the family. Ryan won this round with his scroll, which was Confucius type sayings/poem reminding the reader on the importance of being a good person. Then onto lunch - interesting as Alan our guide gave us a budget per table and a menu, leaving the decision of what to order to us. One table ...
... cake. They come in a variety of flavours. We had a lovely tour of West Lake including a cruise - very picturesque. You could easily spend a day exploring the tranquil garden areas. Afterwards we went to the local food market; fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, eels, crabs, prawns and turtle. To get into the spirit of things, we purchased a durian for all the students to try. It was a little ...