The Seagull on the Bund Hotel
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... left the station. About 15 minutes in and the woman was already another cake down, the guys in front then cracked open some beers and then shared round a huge bag of donuts. Then out comes the lunch box full of fruit, the bags of crisps, freeze dried fish, rice and vegetables, countless cups of green tea and then spare ribs! And in typical Chinese style when the guy finished the ribs rather than pile the ribs on the side of the plate or in a tissue he just dropped the bones on the ...
... free reign over the fate of your hair.
Coming back to the room Graham and I realized that over the course of the month we had accumulated about 40 kuai worth of single kuai coins while in China and had no desire to bring them with us. We decided to write out the Chinese characters for peng you (friend) on our desk and dedicate it to our friend the maid who we had grown close to over the past 3 weeks. Earlier in the week she had come in with our laundry and ...
... challenges and triumphs and come to know them as family.
You don’t have to worry about being completely secluded from Western culture here. There are many shops around town that specialize in Western Products (food, medicine, and hygiene products). This is really helpful during those homesick moments. The regular stores have many other products, so shopping for food isn’t that hard. Getting around in China takes a little adjustment ...
... of the show. Some of the stunts were similar to ones we had seen in Cirque Du Soleil shows, but considering our tickets were only 90 RMB (~$15 CDN) for the hour and a half show, it was an excellent value.
A few of the things that we didn't get a chance to do were the Lupu Bridge and the Jade Buddha Temple, which we were told are both good.
Thanks again to Nadine and Andrzej for being great hosts and putting us up for the duration of our stay in ...
Wu Zhen was the place to be today. After a two hour drive to get there we were almost over the traffic. A nice tour of the canals and the buildings along the way. We saw the Tai blue material dying process. Two bags and one scarf later Jen was happy. The scarf has a tag that reads "100% silk feel polyester, made in China". I knew it wasn't silk, I just liked the colours of the Chinese lady print on it and for 10 Yuan ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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