Xianglu Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Xiamen
... presented as well, some great video footage. Another full table at dinner, that's three days this week and unheard of ;-) we gave John the pressies for his kid/s, we said our farewells as we won't be there for dinner tomorrow night as we'll be ashore on our tour. Down to the Curzon for Lisa Lawton's second show, she was ok and with her more mellow songs quite good. Managed ...
... need to climb 811 steps (I didn't). I was taking pictures of a sculpted wall when a Chinese couple were there too, the woman was happy to stay there whilst I took a photo of her. Her husband (at least that's who I assumed he was) started to talk to me, luckily the tour guide was in hand to translate. It turned out that he thought I must be English and wanted to tell me that he so liked the Queen. We moved on to Nanputuo temple. Well it's a ...
... shuttle bus back into town. We had to cross the busy road in town, this is a really difficult task, much harder than Shanghai because there its just the taxis and bikes that ignored the crossings, here it was everyone. I don't know why they paint the black and white stripes on the road. Had a good look round, lots of different shops, even found a Wall-mart and a Carrefour. We spend about an hour and a half there then we'd had enough walking so got the ...
... presentation, it's nice to see the work of these youngsters. I'm not quite sure why they chose this as part of their career but I suppose it's purely the travel aspect. It does mean that they are able to build up quite a portfolio whilst working. As I didn't win anything in the competition for the last leg I'm a bit determined to do better on the next leg. We have been told that the subjects are likely to be, ...
... and then one more during the last three weeks of the program.
Anyway, between all of the classes, studying, and cold/ rainy weather I was able to take some time last Friday evening to see a huge lantern festival in a town called Jimei. It was part of the New Years celebrations and was up for a couple of weeks. I think it's safe to say this festival was the best part of my trip to China so far. It was held in a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool