Nanyang Royal Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... got in and beat anyone else comfortably. It was embarrassing because in Australia we are both laughed at for our swimming ability.
8. They're not that pushy for sales.
Based on trips to Thailand and Bali our expectations were that Chinese people would be pushy. Not so. They really didn't care if we bought their store items or gave them a donation or ate at their restaurant. They were staring at us...but not pushy.
9. Slow walkers.
So so so slow ...
... went to the pearl factory! I got my pearl ring that I've wanted for the longest time. Everybody got a little something. After the pearl factory, we went to Elephant Trunk Hill. We then made our way back to the hotel for our tour's farewell dinner. We said goodbye to our tour guides and the other families we would no longer be traveling with. We also got to watch some local kid performers. One little boy played drums like you wouldn't believe! ...
... of the games. The stadium has never been used since the games and is now a place that tourists visit. Also near by was a fountain that was choreographed to music and a museum. The museum had a display on North American Indians :-) In this area, Jim was surrounded by a group of teenagers that wanted to get their picture with him. Seems I married a rock star... We left Guangzhou to fly to Guilin (pronounced gway lyn). Mia ended up with headache but was a ...
I am lucky enough to have 2 visits from Carol & Don this year, transit stops on their way to Ireland.
They arrived very early on Weds morning, and as it was my day off we made the most of the time, starting with breakfast at McD's at the airport - that most Chinese of all experiences!
There is an airport bus that runs from the golf hotel at my complex, and we had a lovely tiki-tour ride back ...
... both orphanages, the girls were called by their Chinese names. We were greeted by the Doctor, the Nurse (both cared for Hannah), the Director and another Assistant Director. A special part of the meeting happened when they told us this was the Doctor that gave Hannah her Chinese name, which means strong and beautiful. This was a special moment for us and we told him that he had named her well! They asked questions of Hannah and answered our questions. This portion ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services