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... had a lovely meal of tomato and scrambled egg; leafy greens; and rice with cooked dried bacon and spring onion. The lady picked fresh star fruit off the tree for us and showed us the "black' chickens (actually chickens with white feathers, but with black skin and flesh).
We then drove to the tiny town of Changsha, which had stunning architecture alongside the river.
We found the ...
... to the Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral which was modeled on Notre Dame, and is one of only 4 cathedrals in the world made of granite. Stunning stained glass windows.
We then went to the Opera House to buy tickets for the Russian Ballet's Swan Lake on Saturday night! This is really close to the Canton Tower so ...
... with a little park by the river. We had lunch in a the delightful "Orient Express" French Restaurant where the staff were lovely and helpful. Two old carriages have been made into dining cars. Weather permitting we plan to return for an evening meal during our stay.
An excellent first day in Guangzhou, in the old Cantonese region.
... because of the air quality. Two things impress me – the very quick, professional service and the price – I paid $46.00 Can for the whole thing this afternoon, including medication! That’s 10% of the entire bill which is cost-shared with our insurance company.
We know the Island has been hammered by snowstorms this past week so we extend our sympathies but can’t say we’re missing winter on the Island!
Stay warm and ...
... I ended up taking my last few classes out for basketball. Anyways, all is done, and I am free at last.
A popular subject for me and this blog, but, for good reason, I’ve once again found myself on another team to play. This is the result of my foreign team’s faux pas, no one showing up. I was introduced to an all Chinese team where I was eventually invited to play. Very nice guys, the fun fact about them is that they were all born in ...