Starway King Garden Hotel
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... from the airport, and let themselves in with the barely-hidden key, so were waiting at home for me after work.
On Thu morning Don wanted to go out for breakfast and Carol wanted to go to the little village of Zhongcunzhen that we had visited last time (where they were stared at the whole time they ate lunch!)
So off we headed, walking, since the temp has now decreased to very pleasant mid-high 20's. This time we walked ...
... are very polite and bow all the time (3 levels of bowing) but English isn't as widespread as I expected. The women's clothes styles are much more conservative and casual than where we live and ************e in high heels which is the norm here. It's the men's hair fashion and styles that caught our eyes. A lot of statements being made there!
We stayed one night in Tokyo and took the super fast bullet train ...
Spent the morning exploring Yuexiu Park were the locals were exercising, relaxing, play games, singing etc.
I thought I'd go to the airport via subway. It was so easy and cost only a couple of dollars.
When I boarded the plane I again found someone in my seat. The crew member found that we both had a boarding pass for the same seat. After some time, the couple of moved to the seat in front.
Chinese Parks have a unique feel about them. Liuhua Park is in the middle of Guangzhou and is like an oasis. The park is quite picturesque set around a series of lakes with calming music being played thru out, but it is activities of the locals that is very fascinating. Local were dancing, exercising, playing games, singing etc. A common game being played is 4 or 5 people keeping a weighted shuttle cock with their feet. Ladies exercise by swinging arms ...
Going though Chinese customs was again an ordeal, being frisked while all your passport and possessions are just sitting there asking to be pinched.
Got my fist flight on the huge Airbus 380 and was given a great seat with heaps of leg room, but when I boarded I found my seat was occupied with an elderly lady supposedly with a broken leg, so I guess that broken leg trumps just long legs. The lady was well attended, assumedly her daughter gave her multiple ...