Ramada Plaza Guangzhou
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... We thought we had hit the jackpot because we found a double tube abandoned. We tossed it into the lazy river and did a relaxing loop. It was a little nervy when you passed through an 'ice tunnel' with lit up lights on the roof and lit up snow flakes except there was this little sign that says 'risk of electrocution- no splashing' which was funny because everyone was splashing and also funny because the sign was displayed only within the short tunnel except if a fault occurs ...
... went to the pearl factory! I got my pearl ring that I've wanted for the longest time. Everybody got a little something. After the pearl factory, we went to Elephant Trunk Hill. We then made our way back to the hotel for our tour's farewell dinner. We said goodbye to our tour guides and the other families we would no longer be traveling with. We also got to watch some local kid performers. One little boy played drums like you wouldn't believe! ...
... guide advised us that they boil the scorpion to get the poison out, drain the water then eat what is left. Guangzhou, like so much of China, is a contrast between the old and new. We left the market area to walk down the main modern shopping street. This street was no different than walking down a street in NYC. Mia thought she was in heaven when we arrived at a corner that had McDonalds on 2 different corners. Our guide took us to a Dim Sum restaurant that ...
... having them here - I really liked having people to talk to at
home, as it's not like I can have conversations with my neighbours yet.
We had also been very lucky with the weather - it was quite warm, but not unbearable, and after the cold of NZ very welcome. Apart from the rain on Friday it was dry, but I was sorry that there were no thunderstorms, as they are very impressive. Maybe next visit...
... place. The 3 buildings we were looking at were new and had been donated by 3 different real estate developers. Our next stop was the old part of the campus. This we were familiar with...The courtyard that we have pictures of Hannah as a baby and the famous, in my mind, statues. We walked around the courtyard and got a picture of Hannah to match the picture of her as a baby, except she is 4.5 feet taller. We then went into the building where Hannah stayed. It looks ...
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