- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... I guess you could call it. Of course I really wanted a guide book but it was the only place we have visited that did not have one!! I took some photos of the high doorsteps. The Chinese have these to prevent evil spirits entering the house. They cannot come in because they have no knees so cannot lift their feet to go over! Also they can only move in straight lines which is why so many Chinese paths have right angles. In order to enter the hall ...
... we drove to the downtown center and we had about an hour to wander around. We visited a nine story center that is built into the side of the hill. It is where the people used to live before the city became so big and filled up with condominiums. It was interesting to walk around and see what was offered. One street was just snacks aptly called Snack Street. We did stop at a Dairy Queen and got an ice cream cone. It ...
... Chinese costume and had the opportunity for a photograph.
The dining room had been beautifully decorated with colourful table runners and a pair of Chinese dragons. All the dining room staff were in very smart red waistcoats. The meal included number of courses featuring different regional cuisines. The highlights for me were beef in black bean sauce (beautifully tender), abalone with mushrooms, dumplings with pork, and fruit pancake for dessert.
... before using the Hot Pot.
Once everyone is back to the table with plates of noodles and/or rices along with the created sauce of spices and flavour uniquely to your taste, he started demonstrating the meal process.
The pot in the middle of the table is full of broth and in our case, the outside layer with hot peppers ready to set your mouth on fire. A cart is brought to the table with an array of meats ...
... the best singer I've ever heard live. Man, he could really hit every note wonderfully. We quickly put 3 or 4 tables together and Zhang Xu greeted us. We requested 8 beers of Chongqing 1958; a mistake of mine considering they are more expensive and have the size. Not sure why, because they aren't has good as the cheap Shancheng beer. The games of "15, 20" began as well as random cheers-ing. Shortly into it, Zhang Xu approached me and introduced his sister--a seemingly ...