Shangri-La Hotel Suzhou
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... and the air seems murky most of the time as compared to last year. I'm very tempted to take photos but it simply seems too intrusive, and people here live with little privacy - I don't want to do anything to add to any sense of loss.
On a totally different topic, "The Beauty Contest of Chinese Fruits" is much more fun! Overall, most fruits here don’t have much flavor, compared to the amazingly delicious ...
... starting to settle in to Chinese school life. My last lesson today, I summarised by splitting them into two teams, Team 1 started to win, so a boy at the back of Team 2 threw a hissy fit. At the end of the class the teacher just said, oh don’t worry about him he’s just a special student. I’m not sure what this means – people have been told that their students are special students if they have a very low level of ...
... luxurious shampoo that they use to give you a head massage. Then they remove some of the foam and proceed to do even more massaging. Then it’s off to the shampoo bowl where they rinse it all out. Then there is a shoulder & neck massage – heaven! All of this is done by the assistant. Now the hairdresser comes – he actually does the haircut.) My Chinese ...
... decided to go with a spicy chicken dish, some fried rice and a green veggie. The chicken came, and it was basically a random bunch of chicken bones on top of a pile of chile peppers! We even found a chicken foot in there... I think I got one piece of meet out of the entire dish... Why do I always have the worst luck with Chinese food!!! Our veggies came, and even though I don't know what they were, they were pretty good! Our rice never came, so we finally asked about it ...
... do copy a bit, but don't all Art students allow influences from past Artists?
I can't wait till China produces it's version of a Mercedes S-600 which is a giant pimp & diplomat car. I know that it will have much more style than the current competitors! Call it the "Orca" or "Panda" or something. The Chinese have style and the West will someday follow it like they have with the Japanese (Think "Lexus, ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services