Shaoguan Chanel Palace
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- Concierge desk
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shaoguan
... Chinese teachers from our school - Penny and Swinly, who we have become friends with. It was a national holiday on the Monday due to Qing Ming festival (Tomb Sweeping). This is where families get together to visit the graves of their ancestors - clean them, place flowers there, burn incense and paper money, and remember those who have passed away and what they have done for the present generation. Whilst they remember those who have gone, it is also a time to celebrate the coming ...
Today just three of us out of our group did the cooking class. First of all we walked from our hotel to look round a local market. Lots of unusual thing for sale, giant courgettes, eels, frogs, turtles, pigs penis... We ten went to the cookery school and were taught how to make fried aubergine, cat fish in beer sauce, gun poe chicken (I made mine less spicy by adding in the spices at ...
... my Chinese friends as much as I can before leaving! I was going to travel more but Sadly because of the bird flu I can't travel to Beijing however I am heading to Hong Kong this month to get my Tanzanian visa! Also to enjoy some simply western pleasures like Facebook, free Internet use and English chocolate! Can't wait! Spending lots of time planning for Tanzania too at the moment, it's so exciting ...
This was a welcome change from the cities, although I was woken at 03:00 am by the monks praying and banging their drums and gongs on the first day. We took a trek up the mountain where there was some spectacular scenery and some aggressive monkeys. Also some quaint old monasteries, we then had a soak in the natural hot springs in the ...
... were above the lightening and what I assume is a storm, but now it looks like we're right next to it. We're flying over some mountainous area over China right now, so hopefully once we've cleared that the weather will clear up but until then, I will be a nervous wreck. Mom, you would be freaking out right now. But don't worry, I got this for both of us. Plus Alex... Who can sleep through ...