Travel Blogs from Wuxi
... worse, and the metal buildings in front are just hellish –in the open area there is a long trough with running water – I think they wash clothes there. It seems these are not peasants, because many have cars and electric bikes or scooters. You often see the old people walking over to the shopping center here at night, just to get out of the close quarters. The night air is always more refreshing. Days are pretty ...
... is: because this is China, and things just don’t make sense here! I don’t plan to do much in my break - I still haven’t really had the chance to see much of Suzhou, so I will most probably just stay here to explore – and I also need to find a basket for my bike, as a matter of urgency, so I will probably also try to do this.
Anyway, I think that’s all from me for now! I hope you all have a lovely Mid-Autumn ...
... went with me and explained all the costs and the process – and told the hairdresser what I wanted. I ended up with a really short cut that’s perfect for the steamy weather here. The salon is very new so everything looked clean and tidy. Oh, and there is no tipping here, so you get some bargain prices.
Last night I asked for an iron – the girl ...
... to go with us. This is really a "friend in need." The policemen and women were very nice and helpful, but they had never dealt with this situation so it was a long process, nearly two and a half hours.
STEP1: Police station:
- Request a permit as a temporary resident
Otherwise, we couldn't get help from the police in Suzhou
- Report the passport as lost
... we already had. The high light of the meal was supposed to be the sweet and sour spare ribs - it was even specially mentioned on our itinerary! What a let down - seriously disappointing. There was a tinfoil parcel on the table but the contents looked like the leftovers of a previous meal - bones with very little meat. And whatever you are thinking, - no, wrong! Less than that!
Because we were celebrating our anniversary, our group all decided ...