Yi Fa Hotel
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... ahead to what is to come. The boys were then let loose for a few hours to find dinner and practice their Mandarin. The staff chose to go for dumplings, and then have a wander down the food market. Another great experience filled with amazing sights and smells. I have added some photos below. So it's off to bed for some much needed rest before tomorrow's adventures. Stay ...
... but certainly could have been better. We had a lovely pleasant chat, then wandered back off to our hotel in the dark. It gets dark by about 6pm at this time of year, sometimes even 5ish. It's amazing how many of the bikes and scooters have no lights on them, and no-one wears helmets. We saw the aftermath of an accident between a bike and a car today, the two people arguing about it. Anyway, we stopped and wondered if it was even colder than it had been ...
... br> Catching the train was so easy and efficient with departure gates like at the airport leading to the trains below on the 3rd floor, the subway is on the 1st floor. I managed to order breakfast pointing to pictures.
I had seat 1A, but rather that being at the front looking forward I was at the rear looking back. Maybe it returns going backwards.
According to GPS we are travelling at 300 kph. The train is nice inside ...
... to cheat with American food at that moment, but I had no shame.
I took advantage of the Wifi at Element Fresh for over an hour. Whatever if I was just sitting there after finishing my salad. No way would I give up the perfect setting for free Wifi.
Finally, I quit being rude and paid my bill. I walked back to the subway station. So many people on the train, despite it not being rush hour yet.
When I got outside of the subway station, ...
... ate well so we were ready for a day of sight seeing.
When we made our way to the hotel door to meet the bus none of us could believe that it was raining! All this way and on the first day it looks like back home. Umbrellas were the call of the day – and for 50 Yuan deposit you could borrow it for the day. Several of the group took up the offer with the rest including myself remaining optimistic that the rain would not last. We made our way ...