Xin Ju Yuan Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
Have you ever heard the song 'Slow Boat to China'? Well, a similar song could be written about the slow banking system in China.
This was my second visit to the bank; the first being three days ago to request a new bank card because my previous had been swallowed up by the ATM – not my fault and another story! I was told it would take three working days to get a new card, which is fair enough but actually the bank cards sit in the ...
... 8217;t belong to me now; I am just a visitor. It is
different when you live somewhere compared to when you just visit. My visit
will be over on Wednesday and I will go back to Nepal; I wonder if I will find
a sense of belonging there? I bet I don’t find a Hooleys!
You couldn’t find a much starker contrast between Guangzhou
and Kathmandu. Guangzhou is modern, bright, brash, clean ...
... was but with no Chinese on our part and very little English on their part, all we were able to understand was that we needed to go around the corner. We did that and walked past the shops at least 4 times before it started to pour rain. At this point we didn't even know how we were getting home and and we were getting very lost and tired. Even the idea of the dead animals hanging in the windows was starting to sound appealing to me. We decided to head up a set of stairs ...
... and departure wings, and everything in between. Then off to the street to hail a taxi. Meandering through the outskirts of the city, lots of lush green vegetation, buildings scattered left and right, then we finally made it into the density of a city with 10 million people like I expected. Me and Ann-Marie started to feel the long flight at this point, and after what I think was a 45 min taxi ride, but am not entirely sure as it may have felt longer due to exhaustion, we ...
I reckon that's crazy!
I reckon you want to know what I really really REALLY reckon!
I reckon that's it mate, the 2013 'Summer Beers N Noodles Adventure’ is at its end.
I reckon I had a great time and visited some awesome places full of so much beauty and history. I reckon I ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking