Goodview Hotel Qiaotou
Travel Blogs from Dongguan
... am on Mon (ouch - took me an hour to get to the bus!), and I think there were another 2 buses from Shenzhen. We all arrived at Huiyang at lunch time, and the afternoon was spent getting kids into classes and doing all the introductory stuff.
I managed to have the easiest class to teach - they were all 7-9 year olds, so still young enough to be excited about doing activities, not having yet reached the age of too-cool-for-school. ...
... absolutely shattered but since Hong was the only one who had to work the next day and he was up for it, I had no excuse not to go (other than the fact that I can't sing to save my life). After Karaoke, I just about made it back to the border before they closed it for the night and even managed to get home before Hong and Nana. A lot of people ask me why do I travel alone and there are many reasons but it is at times like these that I remember why I do it, you just never know who you might ...
Pastel yellow butterflies flutter between the ferns, magically dodging the raindrops, surrounded by rice terraces (aptly called dragons back) we trudge through the mud and beside the terraces.
Our faces being tickled by out stretched stems, it's soft flowers leave the freshly caught droplets on our faces.
Our shoes soaked and rain drizzling, you think "finally some ill luck for these traveling ...
... about a yard from the road. It was a lucky stop because not only did I get within 10 feet to take a picture of the cows/steers, but there was also a vendor near that location were we all bought watermelon from him. Hhheehehehe I don't know what I said in my sad "Chinglish" but I ended up getting a piece almost twice the size of the others.
I soon realized that I was in the presence of experienced cyclists. Marco of course the leader did it for a living, but ...
... we only had limited subs. So they wore us out.
It was a lot of Fun !! The team was laughing and joking and everyone was having fun. Absolutely great team building. Now this is funny. They dropped Jason and I at the hotel, and we walked through the lobby in our Manchester United garb, all sweaty from play to check in. As we met up later on the way to dinner, we were told by the gentlemen that dropped us off that the doorman were ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service