Xiangyuan Binguan

No.235 Desheng Road, Gongshu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310011, China | 1 star hotel
Prices starting from $40.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... city who could speak any English up to that point. I was pleasantly surprised to see that actually they were pretty good at English and sat there like soldiers listening and doing the work I had set for them. Then I asked for any questions and one extremely bright little girl stood up and explained to me in great detail about Chinese sub-cultures and the influence of American politics on these subculture... to say I was in shock is ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

... room. We went to the night market, but that was just a bunch of people like sardines among random tables of stuff, so we haven't gone back there. There is another market that is open during the day with a bunch of booths and things that we've been to a couple times that was pretty fun.
The weekend trips to Shanghai and Beijing were the best parts of the trip by far. Walking/hiking the Great Wall was an absolutely amazing experience.
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Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... money after all I have been spending. I'm looking forward to starting actually, because walking the streets by myself each day gets a little boring after a while.

Another exciting thing that happened was I made a new friend today. A mutual friend put me onto a girl from my uni in Melbourne who has also just moved here this week. She is Chinese and speaks perfect Aussie English. I met up with her today and it was so nice being able to ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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Well a few days have passed, and I feel I am getting used to life here a bit more. I can successfully take the bus to all the places I need to go, and have managed to explore a few different areas around the city and Westlake area.

So on Monday I went to the Chinesetown school and walked into the office to be greeted by blank stares. I asked in Chinese if anyone speaks English and after a few seconds one girl came over to me and ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... we went and had some bbq street food with one of his colleagues who doesn't speak any English. It was nice actually, and gave me a chance to use the limited Chinese I have. I think we became friends and he said he would invite me to some gatherings with his friends next time. Ha! Now communication barriers aside, I look forward to crossing that bridge when it comes. Also nice was the fact that we could go to a street restaurant at 1am and sit down and ...

Location

This 1 star hotel, located in the Gongshu District area of Hangzhou, is near West Lake (Xi Hu), Lingyin Temple, Yue Fei Mausoleum, and Hupao Spring.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent