Guilin Park Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... the boats on the Seine) and you cruise thorough beautifully lit up bridges, each one showing a famous bridge demo around the world. There are shows performed along the River on stages and in the middle of one of the lakes the hawk fisherman demonstrate their techniques. It's only for show---although when I was here in 2001 Guilin had none of this tourist stuff and one of the most memorable moments then was going our on a bamboo ...
... on Trip Advisor. As we got out at People's Park station, a young Chinese couple started talking to us. This was fine, as we were waiting for the rain to die down a bit. They said they were from another part of China. It was all so nice and friendly until they said they were going to a tea room, as Shanghai is famous for them. We read all about these scams, where you are enticed by friendly people, then get massively stung in the tea room. We left them shortly after that and went into ...
... Chinese driver did decide to lose concentration for a second. Luckily our driver was perfectly behaved (only did about 100km/h)) and completely focused (watched the road about 20% of the time). We saw our first accident which was thankfully not a fatality and otherwise the drive was uneventful. Did I mention the roads are so bumpy and rough that you would knock yourself out if you weren't wearing a supportive bra? Arrived at ...
... village-size in China.) There are a little less than 1 million in the city itself, most of the people are in the surrounding rural areas.
We finally got to the hotel and I had a nice early steak dinner with a very nice couple from VA by the names of John and Pat. Afterwards, we had the option to go for a little shopping excursion in the village. Pat and I joined three other ladies and got on the shuttle from the hotel to do some souvenir ...
... bags anyway. So up we went.
We are now in the hour hotel - the Li-An Lodge (www.lianlodge.com). It is on a top hill surrounded by rice paddies. There are no cars up here, so all you hear are villagers as they walk by. We have rooms that have windows on both sides, so it's like living in a treehouse. And to top everything off, they have wi-fi!
Tomorrow, we will explore more of the area and hopefully visit some additional ...