Travel Blogs from Dongguan
... lunch. It was so handy having a fully decked our kitchen complete with oven, microwave, cutlery, plates, fridge and freezer. We heated it up a bit more to kill off any Chinese bugs and sat down to our little lunch smorgasbord. After lunch we went for, what was becoming, our regular afternoon swim. We had planned to walk to the Canton tower at night to see it all lit up but in the early evening there was a massive thunderstorm. There was huge amounts of lightning and thunder ...
... went to the pearl factory! I got my pearl ring that I've wanted for the longest time. Everybody got a little something. After the pearl factory, we went to Elephant Trunk Hill. We then made our way back to the hotel for our tour's farewell dinner. We said goodbye to our tour guides and the other families we would no longer be traveling with. We also got to watch some local kid performers. One little boy played drums like you wouldn't believe! ...
... 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 ...
... for dinner at a place with amusing translations of their dishes - and good food!
It was a busy arrival day, and after our early start we were all ready for an early night.
On Thu I had morning and evening classes (now that summer school is in session) and Carol & Don were left to amuse themselves. They managed to get into the city and back again without getting lost - always a good result! ...
... place. The 3 buildings we were looking at were new and had been donated by 3 different real estate developers. Our next stop was the old part of the campus. This we were familiar with...The courtyard that we have pictures of Hannah as a baby and the famous, in my mind, statues. We walked around the courtyard and got a picture of Hannah to match the picture of her as a baby, except she is 4.5 feet taller. We then went into the building where Hannah stayed. It looks ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking