Man Wah Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dongguan
... time we had come out from lunch, it was pouring, so the planned walk to a temple was put off. I thought I knew where some shopping markets were, but got it wrong (!) so we ended up spending a lot of time on the subway with no result. Ah well, that's part of the adventure too, I suppose..
On Sat morning we were all up early again and by 5:30 am I had put Carol & Don in a taxi for the airport. It was ...
... interesting to look at, but I do wish they had some English translations to help me.
I wasn't sure if the elevator ride would have any view out, and discovered that yes, it did - I was last in, so was standing hard up against the doors for the 428 m ascent - pretty impressive, and actually quite nice that it wasn't ALL open the whole way.
After having a wander around, I headed into Lide hoping for brunch. Found myself a decent coffee shop as well ...
... I told them that would had as a soup in NZ, and could easily be the whole meal. It was rather large, and filling, but very good. Not sure why we don't have it as a hot drink, really - would be better for us than coffee?
They told me I need to go back and look around in the daytime - the universities are arranged in 3 circles, and you can hire a bike to go between them as the area is pretty big. Lots of parks, and a big lake in the middle, so I will have a look one day soon.
... so I said ni hau back - you should have seen his face!!!! I always tell them I can't speak Chinese, and he couldn't get over the fact that I had said it quite naturally to him! He told all the others as they came in - teacher can speak Chinese! All said in Chinese, and I know enough to understand that!
Anyway, once the class had arrived, I sat up straight in my chair, and the 2 new teachers started. They did a perfect imitation of me! Who wants to try? ...
Guangdong Province is my hometown. Many Chinese major cities locate here, such as Dongguan and Guangzhou. They are on the high rank of the top wealthiest cities in China. However, there are numerous cities rank on the poorest cities in the country also sit in Guangdong. For example, in my home village, people can only find one elementary school. Children have to go in the city for high school for middle school and high school. Copious children are ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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