Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou
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... the whole lazy river which was hundreds of meters would be affected, not just that tunnel section. Hilarious how casual they are. After the lazy river we were excited to see how many rides we could use our free tube on. We walked around for probably an hour carting this stupid tube around and you wouldn't believe...no other rides needed that tube! Incredible! We were happy to leave our tube as we found it, abandoned for some other suckers and lined up for a couple of ...
I'm sorry for not writing for the last few days. We have been so busy wrapping up the main tour, saying goodbyes, and getting to Guanzhou. Here's a quick recap of what's happened the last few days. Day 10: We woke up in Yangshuo and started our way back to Guilin. This time, we rode by bus. On the way back we stopped at a cooking school where the girls made a few Chinese dishes. They even made dumplings! They did a great job. After we ate their ...
We walked from our hotel to a spice/herb market. There was stall after stall of different herbs and spices. Local Chinese come here and tell the shop keeper the symptoms they are experiencing and he will give them the correct herb for what ails them. Along with the plant herbs we also saw different dried animals and animal parts: centipedes, millipedes,star fish, snake skin, sea horse, and no trip to the market would be complete without seeing live ...
... seeing some of the sights, and certainly the size, of the city.
Late morning we went for a wander to Zhongcunzhen, the little village across the road from me, and had a walk in the sunshine and warmth before getting lunch at a random restaurant. The young lad who might have been our waiter, stood and watched Carol & Don eat their meal - occasionally he would do something, like take the plate of ...
Today we experienced Hannah's city. The first stop on our tour was Hannah's orphanage. Our last trip here was 10 years ago so we were anxious to see the changes and hopeful for what the day would bring. As we pulled up the drive, I thought we were at the wrong place, it looked all new and the two massive statues were gone. The orphanage had statues of a woman and a child out front. When the assistant director, Wendy, came out to greet us, she confirmed we were in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool