Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou
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... You have to learn an incredible amount of patience in China; just wait and keep smiling. Finally, after paying an additional five rmb to the ten I paid last Friday, I got my card and could withdraw my money, (I had travelled all the way from Nepal, at no little expense to do this). The five was a processing fee; the ten was for the card itself. However, the time it took, it should have been at least fifty, not five. And if it takes so much paperwork ...
... to resemble a wild man. As there was a hairdressers next to the hotel, there was no excuse. This hairdressers however was probably the best I have visited anywhere. First you get a very long hair wash with shampoo used three times, including head massage, then you sit up and get shoulder massage. After that you get your hair cut and I was very happy with the outcome. What's more it only cost 45rmb (four pounds fifty).
... sewers and vehicle exhaust. Quite a change from the clean Canadian air we are used to. After we had enough of the sights and sounds of the Beijing Lu, we carried on to a place called Shamian Island. From what I understand, this used to be the area where all the merchants lived. there are many beautiful colonial period buildings, picturesque gardens and water features that reflect this part of the local history. The banyan trees form a thick canopy over the streets and manage ...
... streets packed with people, through the metro and to the hotel. Calling it an early night we make plans to learn and go over some key Nepali phrases tomorrow so as not to be caught so inadequately verbally segregated. We will have the buffet again, organize our bags, download pictures and then navigate a long metro line with all our bags to the airport. Then if all goes well fly off to Nepal. Apologizes for the lengthy entry, future posts will be a tad more concise. Until the next time I have a wifi ...
... just like during all my Beers N Noodles Adventures that like every year in my hotel rooms each hotel has a bath but the plug hole still has a steel rod coming out of it so no one can put a plug in it, therefore not fill the bath. So I reckon that being in China that if anyone does step on the steel rod they still can't sue ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services