Tianmu Lake International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Liyang
... They make it look so easy! One of the ladies making the designs didn't look older than me, but she was 37. She had been working there for 17 years! That is why they are so good at what they do.
After lunch, we headed out back into the pouring rain to see the Yixing 7th Annual Ceramics Art and Culture Festival show, which displayed many Yixing traditional teapots, celadon work, and sculptural pieces. The place was massive! ...
... but it is very expensive.
Most of the houses are made of brick or have a stucco finish. I have yet to see a home with siding or boards of any kind. They just don't last, especially in this area when clay is so prevalent for use in not only ceramics, but construction as well. The bricks are all hand made and the roof tiles too. All the houses have their own rooftop water heating system as well, which is ...
... we managed to pass the other boat. The ride had small rapids, not really big enough to make it too scary, but big enough to get my shoes wet.
After the first cave, we went to another nearby cave. The second cave was much better. Outside of the cave was a very large statue of Fan Li. It was said that lived in the area and he was very wealthy. According ...
... to the station. The park is across a lake from the downtown section of Nanjing, so you could get a great view of the city. In the park people were rollerblading and flying kites with blinking lights on them.
Our train didn't leave until 10 pm - because my colleague had to teach a class until 5. We decided to take the slow train and sleep the whole way to Beijing and arrive rested early Sat morning.
... so we had to carry him to the car and then into the hotel. Once we got the hotel and he was in bed he threw up all over the place. Only problem is that he stumbled into the wrong bed and puked in another colleague's room. And don't forget - I still had to pack for my Beijing trip early in the morning and move to another room. Some how I managed to pack and get some sleep before I rushed in the morning to catch my bus to Nanjing.
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center