Marco Polo Suzhou
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
Our hotel apartment overlooks two areas that tome represent the tremendous changes taking place in Urban China. One is a huge government building with neatly manicured lawns and lots of new trees trees. Directly next to this modern building is a small neighborhood of old traditional one story homes, whitewashed with gray tile roofs, and built ine old style like row house. They are separated by narrow lanes, and look very poor ...
... they don’t like to have less than three days off. Mid-Autumn festival is however only a one day holiday (on the Thursday), so to ensure that you have a decent length rest, you also get to take Friday off. To make up for the fact that you didn’t work on the Friday, you then have to work on the Sunday. It’s such a crazy system! Why not just have the holiday on the Friday in the first place and just have a long weekend?! ...
... desk told me they didn’t have any. About 15 minutes later she knocked on our door with something I’ve always wanted – a large clothing steamer. I’m loving it!! We're enjoying all this while we have it - next month it's back to the school apartment which 'm sure will need lots of cleaning. I think with a comfy mattress cover and some new bedding we'll be fine! ...
- Hello song
- Bus on wheels song
- Body parts
- Hokey-Pokey song
- Drawing class "Batman" and "Tweety Bird"
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Thanks to our Chinese teacher Ms. Christina and her lesson plan change, we could use the afternoon visiting on Tuesday the Suzhou Museum. No crowds and no waiting time, that is ...
... shots from Mao's camp distillery. I enjoyed walking in the Chairman's foot steps and see many of the facilities of his military encampment. I enjoyed this more than the museum but I generally am not much of a fan about museums. I happen to be a big fan of Distilleries though.
Sunday was a quasi-Chinese version of a dude-ranch, but also sported go-cart rides, zip lines, archery, active Army ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility