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Lovely day in the hotel with a relaxing breakfast in the Dragon Phoenix restaurant with the lovely staff, Diane and Danny; a tour of the hotel and the hotel museum with Grace; and a relaxing 90 minute massage with Jessica in the spa. This is the way to live!
... the various food stations I quickly became overwhelmed with the scale and variety of the brunch. There was a full mixed drinks bar, full wine bar, and a do-it-yourself bloody mary bar. There were sections for southeast asia food, all form of chinese food, mediterranean, seafood (including an oyster bar and crab, shrimp, clams, etc.), japanese food, traditional american breakfast food, italian, french, indian, and an extensive selection ...
... But the real highlight was stepping onto the glass floor, looking down at the ground 863 feet below. Rosalind said she wasn’t going to try it, but after seeing me not fall through the floor, she did. I took a picture of our feet on the glass. We spent another half-hour there, then left for the Silk Factory.
At the Silk Factory, we were met by staff who started off by giving us a geography lesson on the regions the silk ...
This past week, I began my Chinese lessons. My instructor, Amanda , is very patient! It is a very difficult language. The sounds are just so dissimiliar from any other language I have spoken or tried. The words have initials (like our consonants), finals( like our vowels) , and tones. The tones seem to be the key. You can have one spelling such as" tang", but it becomes 4 different words with 4 different meanings depending on the tone used ...
... rice dishes, seafood and they even have ice cream! It was decent but nothing special obviously haha. Then we wandered around our first grocery store. We got lost in there for a good 30 minutes... bought some fruit and candy... saw my cheapest beer and water yet!! (56 cents for the beer and 11 cents for the water! geez!) We finally headed back and were ready to pass out and get a good long sleep before our early day tomorrow, when we head out to Suzhou.
More on that tomorrow!