King Five Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... You have to learn an incredible amount of patience in China; just wait and keep smiling. Finally, after paying an additional five rmb to the ten I paid last Friday, I got my card and could withdraw my money, (I had travelled all the way from Nepal, at no little expense to do this). The five was a processing fee; the ten was for the card itself. However, the time it took, it should have been at least fifty, not five. And if it takes so much paperwork ...
... to resemble a wild man. As there was a hairdressers next to the hotel, there was no excuse. This hairdressers however was probably the best I have visited anywhere. First you get a very long hair wash with shampoo used three times, including head massage, then you sit up and get shoulder massage. After that you get your hair cut and I was very happy with the outcome. What's more it only cost 45rmb (four pounds fifty).
... on my own. But aside from being stir crazy and a bit on the damp side, I survived the flight in fine form. Guangzhou met us with a humid 35 degrees as we stepped out of the plane and instantly turned me into a slug. It may have been partially due to the fact that we hasn't slept a wink for almost 24 hours but I lost my will to move. But we were on the ground again and looking forward to getting to our hotel. We got to know the place very well in our quest to find (possibly) the ...
... we then walked the one block to the metro and found cover in the transit system. We popped up at our stop and walk back to the hotel, by this point thankfully the rain had subsided. We made it home literally put up our feet decompressed in our hotel bubble or air conditioning and relative quiet before heading out to find dinner. We decided to walk around a few blocks and see if we could find a real Chinese food dinner. Which is a bit redundant and reductive as all food here ...
... tell its Demon Tail.
I reckon that I have seen some more amazingly Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Hakka Peoples architecture from fortresses too spirally wirily Taoist villages that when given a chance still continue to give present days 'we don't give a fark about anything’ Feng Shui a super human kick ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking