Southern City Hotel
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Fangchenggang
... in the sea
My darling it’s the place to be
Take your shoes off curl your toes
And I will frame this moment in time
Troubles come and troubles go
The trouble that we’ve come to know
Will stay with us till we get old
Will stay with us till somebody decides to go
Decides to ...
... Crazy to see these leviathan ships in various skeletal stages set up on massive dry docks near the mouth of a river leading to the sea. I didn't have a clear idea of the city's layout which would have been helpful given its ranking as Vietnam's 3rd largest, but as I was aimlessly biking towards the center, a guy biked up beside me offering to help me find a place to stay. While I knew it would come at some sort of cost, I agreed. Huy, a teacher cum aspiring tourist guide, ...
At least is overcast so a little cooler, thank heavens. Most of the day spent getting organised for buses to pick us up. We had a police escort and a convoy of 18 buses, to take us to venue. Then we had the dotting ceremony, and then the races. Seemed no reason for the way the teams were split into 3 groups, but I think in hindsight, it was to give the local teams the best advantage. We got about $850 for participating. First prize was about $5000 or 45000 ...
... and then before we know it there are 15 people around us. Eventually the tickets are taken off us and all of the money returned the taxi driver left with his tail between his legs, and the clerk took us back to the desk, she just took half of our money of us AND gave us change! Obviously this was our first scam of Vietnam. We found our bus, our bags were put under our feet (a little cramped) and after 10 hours on our 8 hour bus we arrived in ...
... station, so I decided to take a train instead. Headed back to the train station and found out it would not leave for another 4 hours, so I bought my ticket and waited. I thought it might be an hour or so ride, judging by the distance, but as I soon learned, trains can be very slow. We kept stopping at every middle-of-nowhere train station along the way (okay, I know I'm being very city-centric here) and I had no idea when we'd reach Qinzhou, but we finally did after 3 hours. ...