New City Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... and the air seems murky most of the time as compared to last year. I'm very tempted to take photos but it simply seems too intrusive, and people here live with little privacy - I don't want to do anything to add to any sense of loss.
On a totally different topic, "The Beauty Contest of Chinese Fruits" is much more fun! Overall, most fruits here don’t have much flavor, compared to the amazingly delicious ...
... to see some of the more obscure names! From just one class of 50, this is a selection of the names that stood out to me: Ravenclaw, Griffindor, Dragon, Sherlock, Radish, Red Rose, Coffee, even a boy called Ladies. In another class I had a McChicken Sandwich, a boy called Titties and a Christ. I don’t have the heart to tell them that these aren’t real names, and it gives me a giggle whenever they mention it!
... of a large new shopping center, so we're just around the corner from lots of restaurants, clothing stores, and of course, a supermarket and a Starbucks conveniently located just downstairs. There is also a hairdresser; today I had a haircut that was unbelievably priced. For about $10 I got a "dry shampoo" (they wet your hair with a water bottle and then add shampoo – ...
... number was called, M gave the filled-out forms to an officer at "window 1" to be checked and signed
- Third, M paid by credit card $135 for the new passport at "window 2 - cashier"
- Fourth, and US officer interviewed M and she was sworn in at "window 4"
- When the passport is ready in approximately 2 weeks, an e-mail will be sent to M and she can pick-up the new passport in Shanghai at the same ...
... field trip. They call it autumn trip and at least 10 busses transported around 450 children and their teachers to places outside Suzhou. We stopped at first at Tian Chi Mountain and walked with the kids half way up through a forest. The top of the hill contains of a big rock formation and if you are in a good shape you can hike approximately 400 in stone carved stairs uphill. It was too dangerous for the little kids to climb up and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center