Xinzhou Haiwan Hotel Shaoxing
Travel Blogs from Shaoxing
... motorcycles, scooters, bikes, and pedestrians. The light just turns green and you go. Driving is insane, there might as well not be any lanes painted on the road. Driving here is kind of like a cat, "if it fits, it sits", so "if it fits, it goes"... and sometimes not even if it fits it still goes. But the taxis are pretty cheap which is good.
There are a ton of markets around here, so we went to the supermarket to get food to keep ...
... Rick and I hopped on bikes and enjoyed a ride around and through the Westlake area. We road across Su Causeway which is 3km long and dates back to 1189. We fought our way across, dodging people, bikers, and mini trolleys ferrying tourists across the causeway. It was chaotic and challenging but we stuck it out. After finding a place to lock our bikes we took a turn around Prince Park. There were some very nice water features and some beautiful ...
... by feeding it lots of meat which he bought with money from the locals. Over time the tiger became so very docile that Zhifeng would be seen riding on the back of the tiger through the village, thus the name Abbot The Tiger Tamer. We left this temple to visit a beautiful bamboo forest which is believed to bring good health to those who venture along the paths lined on each side with forests of bamboo.
Mr. Bei had a bit of a problem on this ...
... the lake. Their famous dish is “beggars chicken”, so named because a beggar had made it and the Emperor smelled it and wanted to taste it and loved it so much that he hired him to cook for him. It is cooked by wrapping it in lotus leaves, then in clay and baking it. It was delicious.
The final treat for the day was the beautiful light and dance show, performed on a stage that is just inches below the ...
... this was his favorite mountain in southern China, and the name means "taller than the clouds". It is a beautiful mountain, and the cliouds are often low lying in the valleys, which allows the mountain to sit majestically above them. Allegedly, you can feel the qi (or inner energy) from this mountain, as you climb it.
Like a lot of the climbs here, they have taken the steepest, most direct route to the top, and installed concrete and/or stone steps to prevent ...
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