New Century Grand Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... we go to the top if a building in the middle of the city in the fastest elevator in China. It travels 9.2m/ sec so we are on the 88th floor in about 44seconds. The view is quite good even though the day is very overcast. Down from the top, our next stop is a ride on the Maglev - the Magnetically Levitated train. It's the only train in the world that doesn't run on tracks and has a top speed of 431km/ hour. It cost so much to build it, that the ...
... took us to an outer part of the city, which waw more of a village like area with hiking trails, tea hills and beautiful views from the peaks once you made your way up there. It was really a great way to spend an afternoon. The same night we were invited for dinner with Romain's friend Yaoming (or at least that's how Tim understood his name) and his family. Not only did we learn of a couple of new Chinese dishes, but we also learned that Chinese people really like to drink:) In ...
... us a cute story about this farmer. Bill Clinton was coming to visit the warriors, and the officials helped prepare the farmer by teaching him some English phrases, such as "How are you?" "Fine, thank you." "Me, too," etc. When Clinton finally arrived, the farmer was flustered, and instead of asking Clinton, "How are you?" he asked him "Who are you" to which Clinton replied, "Hilary's husband." The farmer still confused, replied, "Me, too." We thought that was a cute story!
... of as a garden! For one it was lacking in grass and flowers! One of the principle ideas of the garden is doorways that separate the different areas and provide peep holes into the next section. A couple of the most praised parts of the garden are the rockery and the Exquisite Jade Rock... both of which are very lumpy and not very impressive really!! Each area is separated rather coolly with undulating dragon walls, each section terminating in a dragon's head, and there are some ...