Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... We had been up since 3am and both of us started to hit the wall so took a taxi back to the Novatel and had a light dinner there! Graeme wrapped because he got to have a hot lamb vindaloo! A bit of a sleep in on Tuesday morning and then up and down to brekky - only a light one of fruit because Daniel is meeting us at the famous Maxims Yum Cha house at 11am. We leave hotel a out 9.30 and walk to the Jordan Rd MRT. All spotlessly clean - no graffiti ...
... for locals so that's where I aim for and another jaunt on the underground. On reaching Prince Edward MTR stop I make my way out into the middle of a packed Friday market, on the most humid day since I arrive this is NOT fun, especially having no idea where I am. Oh well, map in hand I set off, it doesn't help that every street is Yau, Tung or Cheung street and I'm looking for one with all three names in it! I find my way to the correct place, One Dim Sum ...
... contact with all this time, I met for the first time. The reason for the meeting was remembering she lives in Shenzhen so I figured she would be able to help me with a few things, and so she did: including transport (buses & metro) accommodation (hotel stay) and food. Meeting a friend for the first time after such a long time and being helped to such an extent made me feel ...
... taste of Asia. I think though, that they're looking forward to getting on to London and hearing English on the streets and in the shops. Victoria though has commented that she was surprised how much English is spoken and is on the street signs.
We've now got a couple of hours before heading back to the airport for our next flight, to London.
... everywhere! I’m not into the glutinous rice balls and street food fish balls. Even I have my limits!
My favorite? The many colored trams in this city. The seats match the outside colors of the trams…pink, orange, purple! It’s a sherbet of trams and they are so skinny that I they look like toys to me.
It’s fun reflecting on the images ignite every sense and keeping you all in mind as I write and choose the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking