Guangzhou Wa King Town Hotel
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So, it's my first day in China. Wow. The people here are so nice to me, even though we have no idea what the other person is saying. The lady I sat next to on the plane always gave me her bread during our meals, and I gave her my salad and yoghurt. At least I think we were trading, because we were gesturing with words that the other didn’t understand. In any case, I ate her bread, and she ate some of my food, so I think it was okay. She looked happy ...
After a managable 11 hours sitting in the plane, it was a relief to walk around again in the Guangzhou airport. The immigration officers were so slow to work through the queues that I was stood in line for over an hour waiting to get my passport stamped. Eventually I passed through and got directed to a shuttle bus which took us through the city of Guangzhou for a long drive to our hotel accommodation. ...
Guangzhou is the 3rd biggest city in China, and definitely my favorite.
The fastest, cheapest, cleanest subway system I have ever seen.
MANY huge public parks. And much like Beijing, Guangzhou has an ancient town alleyway zone, and a modern skyscraper zone. Although, every street I went on, was fairly narrow, with minimal traffic. There are trees and shade everywhere.
Guangzhou is the leading ...
... little pieces here and there resembling french castles, roman architecture, etc. The interior of the watchtowers is completely Chinese. An altar for worship, flat wooden beds, simple kitchens, etc.
I'm really glad I went with 2 Australian guys, one of them owns a garden and sells fruit, so he was pointing out all the wildlife we were walking past. Every kind of edible fruit and ...
... arguably set China on its path to modernization. One of the key sparks for the Opium Wars was the Chinese refusal to allow British traders to enter the city - making the modern comfortable and air conditioned train journey from Hong Kong particularly relevant historically.
Arriving at Guangzhou East train station we first had to pass through the border and get our ...