TripAdvisor Reviews Mingshi Hotel Zhuji
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We left sunny Shanghai and travelled along the freeway for a few hours to reach the ancient historical capital of Hangzhou, one of 8 capitals in China's history and the home of our sister school, No14 Hangzhou Middle School.
We arrived and were invited to join the senior students celebrate International Day in the school Gym. The students ...
... walked around a very short distance along the lake, Robert was stopped a few times by curious Chinese wanting a photo with him. I wonder how many Chinese face book pages he ended up on?!!
Robert was a good sport all day as he was mothered by all the expat women on this tour. Luckily, one of the tour guides was a young man from China and Robert had the opportunity to talk to him about several cultural differences between our countries. All in all a fun and informative ...
... of course, is back to his crazy work and travel schedule and I have reconnected with my friends here and have been catching up with everyone and planning fun activities.
With Jim in Hong Kong for a week I signed up for an overnight tour with the Shanghai Expatriate Association (SEA) together with one of my friends here. All together we were 32 ladies from different countries and a tour guide. We met at a central location in the city and hopped on a bus and drove 3 hours ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... needed. So besides snacking (sorry this one is full
of side-notes: Chinese are absolutely obsessed with snacks. All of expats love
talking about this- besides their strange obsession with chicken feet, packaged
meats, and bedazzled ****…I swear they must think they are going to starve on
every venture! Every place you go you are SURE to note that every Chinese
person is carting a bag full of snacks (again their thinness is a mystery!) but
so they ...