King Court Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... changing (what must have been all of) the tires on a Boeing-777. What are the chances that there would be another group like that? The TV still said we were the flight to Geneva (which got bumped a gate over), and it was funny watching confused people walk by, wondering why it was a Chinese airplane taking them to Switzerland.
I got excited after about 2 hours thinking they were calling us to board. Nope, they just wanted us to have ...
... of the chinese buffet and after a refreshing shower managed to get about seven hours sleep. My room was on the 20th floor so I was able to get a good view of the area around the hotel. Some places look better from on high, this wasn't one of them. It was a warm 30 degrees but the sun didn't appear through the heavy layer of smog ( probably industrial air pollution ) that lay over the place. The blocks ...
... in China, so all that made in china stuff you see, it comes from here. So alongside the manufacturing also comes the shopping. Guangzhou is shopping central. Huge malls, huge wholesale stores. As well as handmade street markets too. There is a huge jade, jewelry and clothing market. Finding quality jade here is a shopper's dream. Finding quality hemp or bamboo clothes for cheap here was impossible for me ...
... mango trees everywhere, not ripe yet though.
The sun was very overbearing this day. 2 of the 3 of us got some bad sunburns. I never even thought of it so I opened my shirt up because I was hot, and at the end of the day my entire chest was red, but not very painful. We unfortunately did not have time or energy for one of the bigger sites, even though we walked 3+ km to close to the entrance gate.
... people. It is also an area that is steeped in history (much of which has been eradicated by modern development) as Canton (the Anglicised name for Guangzhou) has always been one of China's most important ports and one of its major windows on the world. It was the trade conflicts which focused on the city in the 19th century that led to the Opium Wars, the ceding of Hong Kong to ...