Paco Business Hotel (Jiangtai)
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... this area so friendly. Families were all speaking to us and getting their children to say "hello'. We met a lovely old lady on the bridge in Changsha who told me I was beautiful and desperately wanted to have her photo taken with us. This is an area where they see many Chinese tourists, but very few foreigner tourists.
A really fantastic day, and definitely the highlight of our holiday for me!
... 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 ...
After we disembarked from the night train we checked into the Westin and then made our way to Yuexiu Hill to visit Sun Yat Sen Monument and the Ming Dynasty Zhenhai Tower (Guangzhou Museum).
We then caught a taxi to Shamien Island, a lovely restored area of Guangzhou, full of colonial buildings, wide avenues and street scene ...
... 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 ...
... at this little arts and crafts gig and relied heavily on my instructor to create my Chinese knot.
Lastly, in what already was a busy morning, we went out and headed to another building where there a dumpling cooking seminar was set up. Similar to the Chinese knots, this activity too was hands on. In this case, many old grandmas horded the cooking area making their classical dumplings as I peered in for a closer look.
As consequence for my curiosity, ...