Royal Seal (Tian Xi) Hotel
- Airport Transportation
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
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The road to Changsha traversed some impressive country - lots of mountains, a few rivers and trees. We spent most of the day on relatively new freeways. There were few cars on the freeways however, so we could only assume that they were too expensive for the locals. Roadhouses along the way were also fairly new and clearly showed that the volume of traffic is expected to increase in the future. In one roadhouse, I've never seen so many toilets ...
... airport arrivals area now has a few nice coffee shops where one can get a sandwich or noodles and a decent beer.
We got a great taxi rider that took us directly to CIYH, in about 30 minutes from airport departure. CIYH wasn’t as bustling as in the past and the English level of staff was noticeably lower. Still, they provided a nice accommodation at a nice price and we enjoyed our 3 nights there. Vennie hooked up with us and so on Saturday Tom ...
... for area code. Amazing, it detected I was an American user. The nice student barrista switched it to Chinese, put in my Chinese phone number, then switched back to the English, quite competently. Of course I was at that moment her only customer and she was learning English, though not her major.
Then it was the subway to Wuyi Square. Catching the subway was easy, thanks to the transportation card and only one line to choose from, but ...
Yes, I'm a day behind, but what's new. It's Saturday morning and I'm writing about Friday morning. Vennie is an English teacher and had classes until after 3 pm. I awoke to discover my lack of drinking water, but fortunately I had just enough in my water bottle to add an instant Latte packet and shake it up good to go with the bananas and a mini-waffle packet I brought from Yongzhou. Then I threw on shorts, shirt and sandals and went back to my banana store and bought a 4 ...
... booth, completely enclosed like there was something of value inside. I went over and he just happened to be holding what looked like transportation cards. I pointed at them and maybe said (in my limited Mandarin} "How much?" He replied “Yibei” (eebye) meaning 100, and I whipped out a ¥100 (about $15 dollars) and he seemed to activate a card then said in English “You understand?” as he pointed at a fare map, indicating from what ...