Guangzhou Yihe Hotel
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
We set off for our trip at 6am on an icy cold friday morning. Erin even had a hot pack with her in the car on the way to the airport. We were both very grateful that we could get a lift from Kev's dad Tony given the time and temperature. Our flight with China Southern was fairly uneventful (thankfully!) and we arrived safely in Guangzhou China to a hot and sweaty 37 degrees. We mostly just watched movies on the flight. Erin had a captive audience in the 2 year old that was ...
I'm sorry for not writing for the last few days. We have been so busy wrapping up the main tour, saying goodbyes, and getting to Guanzhou. Here's a quick recap of what's happened the last few days. Day 10: We woke up in Yangshuo and started our way back to Guilin. This time, we rode by bus. On the way back we stopped at a cooking school where the girls made a few Chinese dishes. They even made dumplings! They did a great job. After we ate their ...
We walked from our hotel to a spice/herb market. There was stall after stall of different herbs and spices. Local Chinese come here and tell the shop keeper the symptoms they are experiencing and he will give them the correct herb for what ails them. Along with the plant herbs we also saw different dried animals and animal parts: centipedes, millipedes,star fish, snake skin, sea horse, and no trip to the market would be complete without seeing live ...
... On Fri I didn't have to be at school until the evening, so we went in and had a look round the Chen Clan Academy which really impressed me on my first visit. There was a man doing traditional style painting on special paper, and he was keen for us to have a go, using all his English words to tell us so! He was very friendly, and when we declined his offer he gave us some of the special paper anyway.
... they surprised us with a book for Hannah that had a message written in it from the Director. We were then treated to a wonderful lunch at the orphanage with the Director and Assistant Directors. Hannah was asked to sit in the seat of honor at the head of the table and the director sat beside her. The food was delicious and we were grateful that we had become adept at use of chopsticks. We impressed the staff. The Director said they always prepare a meal for ...
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