The Westin Guangzhou
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... and wait! What is equally mind boggling is that the bank clerk on the other side of the glass, who was no youngster fresh out of college, was supervised all the time by a senior. The supervisor would use her own special reds stamps to stamp the documents he had printed out and which I had signed; he would also stamp them with his own stamp. She also used her special card to swipe through his computer, probably as a way of verifying what he had ...
... provide shelter from the heat of the
sun which closes out the oh so busy city. There are only three places to be
when the sun beats down: in the park, in an air conditioned shopping mall or
one’s air conditioned hotel room and the former is surely the best.
Next to visiting the dentist, the hairdressers is the thing I really dislike. However, my hair was looking bad and I ...
... name on a card in Chinese characters and the security guy/concierge came with us to hail a cab. This wasn't your typical taxi. By typical, I mean a car with 4 doors, a roof, seat belts and the like. This was a motorbike with 3 wheels (motortrike??) with the driver straddling it like usual and then a wide back seat with just enough room for the two of us to ride side saddle. No helmets of course. But we figured a 2 minute ride would be no big deal. ....if only the ride ...
... at least that is what I would like to blame it on. That and being tired. After an hour and a half we made it back to the hotel. We decided to ask the hotel staff with the minuutte amount of English they spoke and the non existent amount of Chinese we spoke where we should go for dinner. The girl at reception recommended a newer area, place where she has gone a few times to eat. She stated it would be a 2min taxi ride to get there. At least that is what we understood. She described ...
... of chop sticks with friends in one of the many Chinese Restaurants found in every town where people actually do think they are eating Chinese food.....NOT!...It’s Cantonese Food!
I reckon Guangzhou (Canton) is a super amazing grace!
And that Metallica should put their redneck guns down and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool