The Westin Guangzhou
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... day. We realised after a half hour walk towards the Canton tower and sweating out our body weight in fluid that we were probably slightly optimistic. After some smoggy snaps of the canton tower we retreated to buy some water and sought out a metro station. We caught it a few stops to look at the oldest temple in guangzhou called Guangxiao Temple. It was quite large and there were some monks walking around. Most people were lighting incense and praying in front of these massive ...
... for a little bit and then we found Subway! We found our dinner! Attached to the Subway was a convenience store. They sold a big bottle of beer for only ¥5! That's less than $1. Heck yes. Subway and beer. We were set. We stayed in and watched "Grown Ups" on the movie channel and went to bed early. We love being on our own! Day 12: Today we woke up and were on a shopping mission. We got a map, found where we were supposed to go and took ...
... guide advised us that they boil the scorpion to get the poison out, drain the water then eat what is left. Guangzhou, like so much of China, is a contrast between the old and new. We left the market area to walk down the main modern shopping street. This street was no different than walking down a street in NYC. Mia thought she was in heaven when we arrived at a corner that had McDonalds on 2 different corners. Our guide took us to a Dim Sum restaurant that ...
I am lucky enough to have 2 visits from Carol & Don this year, transit stops on their way to Ireland.
They arrived very early on Weds morning, and as it was my day off we made the most of the time, starting with breakfast at McD's at the airport - that most Chinese of all experiences!
There is an airport bus that runs from the golf hotel at my complex, and we had a lovely tiki-tour ride back ...
... that come back to visit so that they remember the special dishes of Cantonese food. We finished our stay with pictures out front. It truly was a delightful visit and a wonderful experience. Jim and I were impressed at the improved level of care that we saw and also the improved conditions. Still heartbreaking to see all the children in need of a family. The rest of the day we toured Guangzhou. We stopped at the Chen Family temple that is over 100 years old and ...
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