Xinzhou Haiwan Hotel Shaoxing
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... memorandum of understanding between our schools with Principal Rose. This is a formal ceremony where both principals sign an agreed understanding to continue our sister school relationship and exchange gifts.
Later in the afternoon after school had finished we met our host student and then it was off to spend the weekend with our host families.
... Mountain and was presented with a cup of Longjing tea. In front of the Hu Gong Temple were 18 tea bushes. Emperor Qianlong was so impressed by the Longjing tea produced here that he conferred these 18 tea bushes special imperial status. The trees are still living and the tea they produce is auctioned annually for more money per gram than gold.
True story! ( apparently)
Besides the spectacular views all around us as we were enveloped by the tea terraces, I ...
... was smelly, messy work! The workers were all curious about this group of ladies snapping photos of them as they worked. Most ignored us and kept to their task. Some stopped, smiled and showed us the insides of the mussel with all the pearls inside. A young woman we saw had the task of shoveling the leftover shells into a truck where they would be ground and made into fertilizer or feed we were told. I think any of the tasks we saw could be featured on one of those reality shows ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
Our next stop was at Dong Hu (the East Lake to our West Lake.) You can walk throughout the park and you can also take a boat on a portion of the lake to see the "caves." You can climb up one of the hills to see the view but we didn't climb because we worried about walking on the slippery rocks. We did take one of the boat tours though! The boat men row with their feet and use another paddle to steer. The side of East Lake we were on ...