Nansha Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
It's time to checkout as I'm making my way down to Nansha Grand hotel, Nansha as its positioned right next to the ferry terminal, to catch the ferry tomorrow back to Hong Kong. My taxi driver informs me it will take about 1 hr, so we set off on our way. You know when your taxi driver starts slowing down to look at signs that he's lost. We were …
Have you ever heard the song 'Slow Boat to China'? Well, a similar song could be written about the slow banking system in China.
This was my second visit to the bank; the first being three days ago to request a new bank card because my previous had been swallowed up by the ATM – not my fault and another story! I was told it would take three working days to get a new card, which is fair enough but actually the bank cards sit in the ...
... 8217;t belong to me now; I am just a visitor. It is
different when you live somewhere compared to when you just visit. My visit
will be over on Wednesday and I will go back to Nepal; I wonder if I will find
a sense of belonging there? I bet I don’t find a Hooleys!
You couldn’t find a much starker contrast between Guangzhou
and Kathmandu. Guangzhou is modern, bright, brash, clean ...
... to find food. But we were home at last and able to put our aching feet up for the night. Our second full day in Guangzhou was slower paced than the first, thankfully. We headed out first thing in the morning to find White Cloud Mountain, where you can take a trolley to the top and get a great view of the city. We followed all the directions to get there but could not find the park! We were able to do some people watching as we walked along the streets. There were people ...
... 8217;s foreign trade from the Song to the Qing Dynasty. From the 18th to the mid-19th century, the foreigners lived and did business in a row of houses known as the Thirteen Factories, near the present Shamian, which was then an anchorage for thousands of boat people. As we crossed a main artery into the downtown centre via a pedestrian bridge we passed local food carts and vendors selling sheared watermelon sticks, coconuts, roasting nuts and meat skewers being fanned off to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
The hotel is huge, very well designed, and beautifully decorated.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.