Qiao Yuan Hotel
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... that this place doesn't get many tourists, they said 600,000 per year. Some of the destinations I have been to will get that many in a week, so by China standards, this is pretty poor. I found the infrastructure here to be lacking, and I would be able to tell them how to improve it. But they're not asking me, and probably don't have the money to do improve the public's access to the attractions anyway.
For me though, I didn't mind. ...
... Italian Style Town. It was a lovely warm evening and we sat out in a German bar chatting and drinking beer! Bruce and Bill left about 8pm and Will and I went to La Venezia, an Italian restaurant. We had gorgeous bruschetta and a fabulous pizza. Another lovely ...
... had them all written in Chinese. The hotel was very close. Good.
The next day I went to see the Diaolou. They were mostly build by successful overseas Chinese and incorporate architecture from China and the West. More basic diaolou were build in concrete with main propose to protect the villager form bandits. Here is a link to read more about it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaiping_Di aolou
There is 3 major diaolou clusters around Chikan. I went to ...
After our orphanage visit, Mr. Guan and his wife very kindly invited us to one of his favorite restaurants for lunch. It was a good drive from the SWI, and more on the outskirts of Jiangmen. This was by far our best meal in China, although we have had many. The restaurant was new, and pretty full with people celebrating New Year's with their families. Again, we had ...
... a gift of three kinds of tea, and a bottle of wine. I luckily thought to bring something for him, and knowing that golf is a popular spectator sport, I brought him a PGA hat and his wife, a fancy bar of chocolate. Our hotel room wasn't quite as nice as in Hong Kong, but had a similar room set up. Even though we had two rooms, we all piled into one, the three girls in one bed, me in the other. Beds felt a bit like cardboard mattresses, but we had good, hot showers before ...
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