Swiss International Hotel Xiamen
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Cheng Do took one and half hours each way and as we were sailing again at 2pm, there was not a lot of time on our hands. The visits were to two temples and to a shopping street / market (although the closest we got to the latter was a drive through the precinct).
Our tour guide said to call her Hayley as it sounded like her Chinese name. She was a 20 something Chinese lady who has a degree and Masters in Education and is in the ...
... was mine. Arrived very early Saturday morning in Yongding. It was really hard to find out much information about Yongding county and the tulous for some reason so I just thought I'd arrive and 'wing it'. I found a bus stop and asked to go to the tulous, this man then took me off to a minibus across the street and I just got off when it looked right. The countryside we went through on the bus ride was fabulous! I already liked it here. Ended up at Hongkeng tulou cluster which ...
... skies, and we can clearly see Xiamen and mainland China, depending on which side of the island we are on. A walk around the island might take three hours at a leisurely pace. However, we have never made it right around. The lanes twist and turn every few meters, and I'm always wondering what is around that corner, and so we go off the main path. That little path then converges with four other paths, all at odd angles. The minute we go off the main track, we get lost! A map is ...
... lane ways. Unfortunately our planned guide was a no show, so while we didn't get to see the botanical gardens, we were able to have more time to wander the heart of the city and it certainly showed to be a first world city, with modern amenities and a rich cultural heritage.
The people were extremely welcoming and we didn't see the crowds we expected as most streets were wide walking boulevards that were only moderately busy. We then ventured onto ...
... s big Buddah and lots of other ones on the side, I would tell you who they were but the tour leader had good but broken English which made it hard for getting the correct pronunciation!! We meandered our way through other Temples gradually climbing lots of stairs along the way. The last area to go was to s huge big rock with something to do with Buddah written on it, there was more climbing to do to get up to the top but that was as far as our tour leader went. ...