Shenzhen Airlines Hotel
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Shenzhen - We get ripped off right out of the gate, taking an unmarked cab to our hotel, a mere 8 minute drive away by paying 300 RMB for a ride that shouldv'e cost around 30 yuan. Settle into our hotel and get a good chuckle out of the materials provided (for a minimal cost, of course) for his/her pleasure & safety alongside the free …
... from there and it all would have fine... Lesson learned? Getting a way to communicate should ALWAYS be task #1!
So - a green building tour had been cancelled, along with a university lunch for me to be introduced to many of the architecture and planning academic staff. But Lei's alternative was also good. Lunch with her to chat about sustainable development, then a tour of one of China's most award-winning green buildings.
The food and company was great, and the tour ...
Its worth noting that today was the first day we both spent time thinking of home. I guess it is missing the normalities of day to day life but not to the extent of wanting to come home though :) With hindsight we decided home sickness is likely to kick in if we stay too long anywhere. A week in Hong Kong is the longest we have spent anywhere so far so we decided 4 nights is ideal. It keeps us on our feet whilst still giving us the chance to get a ...
... we suggest doing the Stanley route. It takes you to the back side of Hong Kong island and could not be more different from HK proper. Stanley is the other side of the coin, laid back, casual, green and mellow. Where downtown HK is hussle and bussle Stanley is like someone snuck a wee bit of the 'Island Life' into HK and tucked it in way back behind the hills. Of is stunning and should not be missed. Seriously!
... Well this market was incredible. If you like your knock off goods - this is the place to go. There was an enormous amount of choice with many stalls selling the same items which made haggling seriously fun - and meant we could get rock bottom prices. Haggling is great and so easy in Asia. They ask for an insanely high price and you go in at about 1/3 of what they've asked for. They tend to be a bit shocked that you offer so low, but the key is to stick with your offer, and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services