Travel Blogs from Foshan
Before we start...if you want to see more photos from our time in China there are plenty up at: http://picasaweb.google.com/laurie.b.yo ung When we left you dangling, we were heading out of Yangshuo on a 7:30 AM organized tour as the only means of directly connecting with the formidable sounding Dragon's Backbone Terraces (Longji Titian for the …
... an one, but was just as peaceful a
place to visit.
Apparently GZ was the place that Islam was introduced to
China, and the name means 'remember the sage', referring to Mohammed. The
mosque was built in 627 during the Tang dynasty, and in those days it was close
to the banks of the Zhujiang River, and sailors used to climb the minaret to
... it felt like a head massage.
It sure was! She massaged my head and neck for a good 10 mins - it was really great, and I could quite happily have let her carry on longer.
The lad who cut my hair listened patiently while I attempted to say what I wanted done, then read the characters in my little book to understand what I wanted - hopefully I will get better at that over time, and today I at least managed to say I wanted a haircut...baby steps!
It was ...
... grounded and the airport would grind to a halt. Nobody I spoke to at the time was capable of estimating the cost to the economy of the region.
Luckily for me, and everyone else in the south of China, the passport was found (a-hem, inside my toiletries bag) and disaster averted.
Our stay at the airport was delightful and our connecting flight to London went off ...
... overtired. Moving about with you helps to rock and soothe baby, and so calm him down in preparation for bedtime. Driving Down A more modern option is "driving down". Most parents have heard of this trick, which basically involves putting your baby in his car seat and driving around for a while until he's asleep. Unfortunately this is rather inconvenient and uses up petrol, but if you're desperate, it's worth a try - it has a very high success rate. When my children were ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service