The Interlaken OCT Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... the site would be where they were found and how many of them there would be. They estimate to be about 8000 terracotta statues, including horses, birds and carriages. Each soldier has been made to be individual with different facial expressions, statures and even different palm prints. The excavation is still going on and it is incredible to think the work that went into making them in the first place. Shanghai/Wuxi We got a train down to Shanghai, though didn't ...
... westernised than the mainland with British culture dominating the evening activity. Throw into the mix local residents out on Christmas parties, which in itself is odd with it being warm it really doesn't feel like it should be Xmas but it is being fully embraced. It makes the night time experience a mix reminiscent of a Saturday night across many towns in the UK. Well that was my first full day and I'm sure these blogs will shrink but at least you get the picture for ...
... to stop making a massive fuss about the hotel Wifi, then got into the room, showered and collapsed into the strangely shaped but comfortable bed at 4:30 am.
Despite being unspeakably exhausted, neither of us managed to sleep well, and eventually woke up around 9-10am. I had tried to wake up earlier to call some people, but my phone had run out of credit completely. Nicola's phone only worked if someone were to call her, but it did work. My memory of the ...
... Waited... watched the suitcases circulating.... waited.... watched... waited.... after about half an hour, an announcement that "due to a technical difficulty" the luggage from the Frankfurt flight would take "longer." Longer than what??? The Age of the Dinosaurs?? The technical difficulty was probably that the fierce hosties were still clearing away breakfast and wouldn't allow the luggage staff aboard. Anyway, it did eventually arrive, about an ...
... so modern and rich and full of energy. And thankfully people speak English here so its not so hard to make myself understood.
On our second night we went to a bar where one of Evelynne's friends was playing live music but it was all quite casual and he let friends sing duets and things and even let me play his guitar in front of the crowd which was fun. Tonight we are going to the horse races and on the 9th we will fly to Thailand and meet Bambi!! Can't wait.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service