Shiweitian Holiday Hotel
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We were just about turfed out of our YHA room, today as before we were even packed or ready to leave at 7.30am, the next occupant was at the door ready to move on in. After a hasty packup, we left our luggage in storage and went to have breakfast.
We then caught a train to Xuana Lake and had a quick tour of its 5 islands before buying some souvenirs and taking a walk along ...
Today main schedule is slim Xihu located in the south of yangzhou very beautiful in April these days. The city flower of Yangzhou Qiong glower broom for only ten days in April. We are very lucky to see it because of higher temperature. The restaurant "食为天” is delicious and worth of money average rate for one person CNY 60. Great first day ...
... villages where new houses were being built. The land around the villages was like a giant allotment, with lots of neatly tended plots, as well as fields of rice. They grow lots of satsumas and grapefruits which look like enormous yellow pears here.
Alf is a great source of local knowledge, and entertained us over lunch, with stories of the goings-on with the other hotel owners, the police, the other expats who,live here. ...
... and desks have old abacuses that the pharmacists still use when calculating and filling prescriptions.
We then walked around the town through small alleys and roads, observing daily life. Because it was a smaller city, we were very alien to them. It was actually cute, when we got off the bus, swarms of elderly people approached us, and they just kept coming. They all just stood around and listened (even though they couldn't understand us) with the ...
... site to see.
After eating yet another huge lunch, we returned to our hotel to rest and work on our papers. It was around this time when we all started to panic a little bit about how quickly the deadline was approaching for our 10 page papers. We all were so caught up in the experience that it became very hard to find the motivation to do schoolwork.
We then had another lecture presented by Wei, followed by the best.dinner.ever. We ...