Baigong Hotel Guangzhou
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... handsome. In Guangzhou I see some men and I think hey he looks kind of like Bruce Lee, in China that never happens. There is no resemblance. Cantonese is a very different language. Even counting to 10 is different enough I didn't have time to learn it properly. I feel I will end up back in this city again. Well it has one of the largest and busiest airports in China/Asia so that's not such a big thing to say.
The Dialou watchtowers in Kaiping, Guangdong are some of the most unique pieces of architecture in the world. I say this easily because they were built by rich peasant farmers (already interesting) who had seen western architecture, but had no training in building.
So most often, these 2-5 story local watchtowers begin at the base as Chinese architecture, and then as they continued to build it, they ...
... the rest of the trip listening to
“Feels” by animal collective and drifting in and out of sleep.
Unfortunately one of the times I managed to fall asleep was
as the plane was landing… so once the plane finally did land I had to get out,
rushed, sweating and wearing my pyjama pants. Currently im looking back on this
and laughing but at the time of my arrival in Guangzhou I was feeling ...
As planned, we visited the City Zoo today. The weather was extremely hot, even at 9:30 am. Us and two other families, along with our CCAI guide Paul, made the trek to the zoo. We were dripping with sweat but thoroughly enjoying the visit, which started at the monkey exhibits. Zayne was taking it all in with lots of ooohs and aaaahs at the various animals. However, the day took a turn south as about 11:00 as the skies opened up and we got hit with a torrential ...
My one year trip is up, China has reached its end. I now must tearfully say good bye. The year passed by quicker than I could imagine and I sit now, in my room back home, reminiscing what was only a few days ago. I'll finish what will be my last blog of China and put a close to a trip of a lifetime.
Last Days of School
The school year ended with two weeks of me doing nothing at work aside from getting ready ...