Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... signing just to get another bank card, what must be involved to get a loan or a mortgage?
China has made the most incredible advances over the past thirty years. In this time they have built more roads, railways and housing than the UK has done in the past one hundred and yet when it comes to simple banking procedures, they are still in the dark ages. Everyone in China complains about the banks. How China has achieved so much so quickly, I will never ...
I find myself back in China again, something I thought would
not happen but fate has brought me back. I must say I feel quite happy to be
back in Guangzhou because it is a place I am comfortable with; Nepal is just an
unknown entity for me. But actually now I feel rootless again. I went to my
usual haunt – Hooleys and saw the band I like so much and yet the feeling was
not the same; the ...
... to try out some of the equipment. It was so humid I thought the place would be empty, but I was wrong-nearly every station was in use. Almost nobody was in athletic clothing either. I saw men in dress pants and women in flats and loafers! After an hour or so of exploring we were hot and tired and needed a bathroom break so we stopped at the first place we could find - Starbucks! The air conditioning was a blessed relief and the cold drinks oh so enticing!! We both got some kind ...
... of interest for the day we head out our door and merge with the daily hustle and bustle of the street. The nearest metro station is two blocks. We manage to navigate to the station get a metro token, and migrate to the correct line. My dad Mr. Transit might be interested to know that the bus hub has touch screens you click on the station you want to get to the computer relays the price, you pay in coin or bill and it spits out a green bus token. You scan the token to gain ...
Beers N Noodles toya...shane
The Soundtrack to this entry was by Tori Amos
The album was 'Little Earthquakes'