New Century Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... to me before) whilst driving through heavy traffic. He was also madly texting and making phone calls (seemed a bit too excited about his passengers). This is normal, crazy China driving (and the taxis have no seatbelts).
BUT - then there were road works, so our path became a dirt road that seemed to wind through the middle of nowhere! We were speeding through construction zones, jumping potholes and swerving around and between large trucks (whilst ...
... re pretty sure this would rival many of them. One member of the band (who plays an instrument with a long slide) has unfortunately been unwell and needed to use the 'number 2' facilities. We believe he may never be the same again. There are many different class configurations on these trains. This one has standing (yes for 10 hours), hard seat, soft seat, hard sleeper and soft sleeper. Fortunately for us - most of us are together - with only a few locals amongst us. As ...
... and hard bed carriages. It transpires that we will be in the hard beds. Easy! No doubt you will await that story with interest.
A few more statistics to put into context the size of this place. To date we have stayed in 3 cities. Their combined populations are 20.6 million and this equates to only 14% of the total population.
That's all for this entry. It's midnight and the case of fine Red Wine is calling.
See you tomorrow ...
... I now know why old Asian ladies walk out into the middle of the 6-lane Pakuranga Highway in Auckland without batting an eyelid – they’ve been doing it for decades. I also know why beeping your horn at them has no effect – there’s more horn beeping here than not! Mopeds and motorbikes flying around with in some cases 2 or 3 children hanging of mum or dad – no helmets – it’s just the way it is.
After checkout we had ...
... traveling, you will have the longest and most boring 2 weeks ever. While time is flying with literally the speed of light for him, for you it's flowing like a bucket of tar.
Einstein must be the unlucky mate who had to stay at home cause he had a hell lot time to think about it...
Anyway it all ends up in Ying and Yang. While you will be pretty happy this 2 endless weeks are finally over, your mate will think about ...