Travel Blogs from Jiaxing
... locals lived and to a local market where they sold everything. Saw the live eels, frogs, chickens, etc for sale.
An early dinner and back to the hotel in time for happy hour again. Leonie and I opted for coffee and ice cream at a lovely little coffee shop we found the night before. Coffee is dearer here than at home but just so good when you have not had it for a while.
... vodkas and lemonade it was time to go and find somewhere to have dinner.
We wandered around the shipping centre and ended up at a little restaurant and had a squid stir fry and meat and coriander salad. It was very tasty. A lot of the tour people ended up at the Pizza Hut here.
Anothr busy day tomorrow in Suzhou. Can't ...
Day Excursion to the Watery Wuzhen East Scenic Zone ( 乌镇东栅景 ;区 )
Day three and we are all still well and enjoying our Chinese adventure. After our hearty breakfast, again with a different range of food (with a challenge or two with the noodles, refer to photos) we were off for a 2 hour drive along the freeway to the Water Town.
Wuzhen is an Ancient Water Town on the banks of ...
... we had our first task to complete .. this was to get our online train tickets for our onwards travels beyond Shanghai printed out (these had been booked by our AirBnB host in Suzhou - Lily). After a 45 minute wait in the queue, tickets were generated and new tickets bought on the G7513 train to Jin Shan Bei / North Golden Mountain Station. From there we asked a driver (driver 1) to drive us to Fengjiang, an ancient town that apparently is NOT ...
... milk (not the sort of tea we are used to but ok) or a 55% proof spirit which we have avoided testing as yet. They don't seem to drink beer or wine which seems only available in city centre restaurants. Yesterday we noticed a lady from the back of a restaurant cleaning the dishes in the canal, today we had some nice dumplings for lunch and then realised....... yes the same place.... Oh dear lets hope our immune systems are working ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services