Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... the whole lazy river which was hundreds of meters would be affected, not just that tunnel section. Hilarious how casual they are. After the lazy river we were excited to see how many rides we could use our free tube on. We walked around for probably an hour carting this stupid tube around and you wouldn't believe...no other rides needed that tube! Incredible! We were happy to leave our tube as we found it, abandoned for some other suckers and lined up for a couple of ...
I'm sorry for not writing for the last few days. We have been so busy wrapping up the main tour, saying goodbyes, and getting to Guanzhou. Here's a quick recap of what's happened the last few days. Day 10: We woke up in Yangshuo and started our way back to Guilin. This time, we rode by bus. On the way back we stopped at a cooking school where the girls made a few Chinese dishes. They even made dumplings! They did a great job. After we ate their ...
We walked from our hotel to a spice/herb market. There was stall after stall of different herbs and spices. Local Chinese come here and tell the shop keeper the symptoms they are experiencing and he will give them the correct herb for what ails them. Along with the plant herbs we also saw different dried animals and animal parts: centipedes, millipedes,star fish, snake skin, sea horse, and no trip to the market would be complete without seeing live ...
I am lucky enough to have 2 visits from Carol & Don this year, transit stops on their way to Ireland.
They arrived very early on Weds morning, and as it was my day off we made the most of the time, starting with breakfast at McD's at the airport - that most Chinese of all experiences!
There is an airport bus that runs from the golf hotel at my complex, and we had a lovely tiki-tour ride back ...
... they surprised us with a book for Hannah that had a message written in it from the Director. We were then treated to a wonderful lunch at the orphanage with the Director and Assistant Directors. Hannah was asked to sit in the seat of honor at the head of the table and the director sat beside her. The food was delicious and we were grateful that we had become adept at use of chopsticks. We impressed the staff. The Director said they always prepare a meal for ...
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