New Pearl River Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
I called Mama and Nelsa. Neither picked up. It's really hard getting in contact with the states... It wasn't even my calling card... There are a lot of stories I have to include. I think I will start with the most recent and work back my way through time. There was Bear Boxing on TV. Some Chinese show. I couldn't believe it was really bears!! I …
Feliz Anniverser! I think that's how you spell it. Last night we made it to the Pearl Hotel in Guangzhou. First thing I noticed in GZ is that there is hardly any English anywhere. In our room, the bed was as flat and hard as a rock. The floor was actually more comfortable. Apparently Chinese people like to sleep on hard, flat beds. Keeps the back …
... I arrived or how long it took but if I tell you that I had to sign my name TWELVE times on various bits of paper, including photocopies of my passport and punch in my pin number at least seven times, you’ll get an idea of how long the whole process might have taken. These were in addition to the signatures and number punching I had to do three days ago. It is no wonder that the banks have a ticket numbering system and seats for customers to wait, ...
... my hotel. It was mid morning and the full humid heat of
the day was bearing down. This was a time for lazing around, reading, sleeping,
playing cards or Chinese chess. Had I have come earlier I would have found the
people doing exercise, playing sport and probably singing too. I just love the
activities which take place in these parks, so full of life and human
interaction. The parks have many ...
... chips and ice cream flavoured Oreos the Oreos had green filling and tasted nothing like ice cream to us. Maybe some kind matcha ice cream? But the chips were actually pretty good. When we were ready to head out again we took the metro to Chen Clan Academy and the folk art museum. This place was built in 1894 during the Qing Dynasty as a place for members of the Chen family to stay as they prepared for imperial examinations. The buildings and grounds are absolutely stunning. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center