Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
Have you ever heard the song 'Slow Boat to China'? Well, a similar song could be written about the slow banking system in China.
This was my second visit to the bank; the first being three days ago to request a new bank card because my previous had been swallowed up by the ATM – not my fault and another story! I was told it would take three working days to get a new card, which is fair enough but actually the bank cards sit in the ...
I find myself back in China again, something I thought would
not happen but fate has brought me back. I must say I feel quite happy to be
back in Guangzhou because it is a place I am comfortable with; Nepal is just an
unknown entity for me. But actually now I feel rootless again. I went to my
usual haunt – Hooleys and saw the band I like so much and yet the feeling was
not the same; the ...
... sewers and vehicle exhaust. Quite a change from the clean Canadian air we are used to. After we had enough of the sights and sounds of the Beijing Lu, we carried on to a place called Shamian Island. From what I understand, this used to be the area where all the merchants lived. there are many beautiful colonial period buildings, picturesque gardens and water features that reflect this part of the local history. The banyan trees form a thick canopy over the streets and manage ...
... 8217;s foreign trade from the Song to the Qing Dynasty. From the 18th to the mid-19th century, the foreigners lived and did business in a row of houses known as the Thirteen Factories, near the present Shamian, which was then an anchorage for thousands of boat people. As we crossed a main artery into the downtown centre via a pedestrian bridge we passed local food carts and vendors selling sheared watermelon sticks, coconuts, roasting nuts and meat skewers being fanned off to ...
I reckon that it’s great that Mc Donald’s are now in the lingerie business (see photo) and that I can go in, shop and feel my way around and leave with a double cup size of choice that I feel the need to chow down on. I reckon that’s what Mc Donald’s should be all about... Panties and ...
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