Ramada Encore Hotel
Travel Blogs from Wuxi
... Mexico, but some of the most intriguing and just downright gorgeous fruits are found here at every corner fruit stand..
What could be more beautiful than a Dragon fruit – it’s pretty much the “designer” version of a fruit. Amazing shape, fabulous colors, it’s like a fantasy come true. The flavor is rather bland, but what a treat for the eyes. Then there is the Durian – a strange ...
... who have them, and it should work instead. I just love bureaucracy!
Anyway, after the stress of this (which was, after about 3 and a half hours sleep – self-inflicted pain of course, but still worth mentioning, to show the frame of mind most people were in!) a group of us went and sat in the park. It was lovely and relaxed – and very English! We couldn’t actually find an entrance to the park, but there was ...
... luxurious shampoo that they use to give you a head massage. Then they remove some of the foam and proceed to do even more massaging. Then it’s off to the shampoo bowl where they rinse it all out. Then there is a shoulder & neck massage – heaven! All of this is done by the assistant. Now the hairdresser comes – he actually does the haircut.) My Chinese ...
... to go with us. This is really a "friend in need." The policemen and women were very nice and helpful, but they had never dealt with this situation so it was a long process, nearly two and a half hours.
STEP1: Police station:
- Request a permit as a temporary resident
Otherwise, we couldn't get help from the police in Suzhou
- Report the passport as lost
... Alice. Ann and I had a Long Island Iced Tea, Claire and Lynne each had a Tomorrow, Cherylene - a Pino Colada. Craig had a Singapore Sling, Gary had a Mochito, Ian a beer, and Ron and Peter had a challenging 550mls beer in a glass that weighed a ton.
As our drinks arrived so did a thunderstorm. We quickly lept up and rearranged the balcony furniture so that we were reasonably well protected. The storm passed right I head and there was some ...