Phoenix Mountain Hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... toilet would come later that evening, but we'll come back to that.
I didn’t tell you about my American flights! I left Akron at 6:15. By 5:45, I only counted 12 people in the lobby. When they started boarding at 5:55, there were only two more people (also keep in mind that we were sharing a waiting area with a flight set to leave about 40 minutes later). When they let us on, they called for people needing assistance, families, and ...
... of the chinese buffet and after a refreshing shower managed to get about seven hours sleep. My room was on the 20th floor so I was able to get a good view of the area around the hotel. Some places look better from on high, this wasn't one of them. It was a warm 30 degrees but the sun didn't appear through the heavy layer of smog ( probably industrial air pollution ) that lay over the place. The blocks ...
... in China, so all that made in china stuff you see, it comes from here. So alongside the manufacturing also comes the shopping. Guangzhou is shopping central. Huge malls, huge wholesale stores. As well as handmade street markets too. There is a huge jade, jewelry and clothing market. Finding quality jade here is a shopper's dream. Finding quality hemp or bamboo clothes for cheap here was impossible for me ...
... mango trees everywhere, not ripe yet though.
The sun was very overbearing this day. 2 of the 3 of us got some bad sunburns. I never even thought of it so I opened my shirt up because I was hot, and at the end of the day my entire chest was red, but not very painful. We unfortunately did not have time or energy for one of the bigger sites, even though we walked 3+ km to close to the entrance gate.
Leaving Hong Kong behind, we made our way north on one of the regular train services from Hung Hom station in Kowloon to Guangzhou, the fourth largest city in China and the central hub of the Pearl River delta. This is one of the most populated parts of the world - with the closely packed cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Macau and others having a combined population of over ...