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... After my long day I took a hot bath in a bath that fit fifty other men! Everything about Hangzhou is grand and huge, I wish to stay here for as long as possible. My top five of my entire trip would have to be:
1. My arrival in Hangzhou
2.Visiting the Industrial Quarter in Merv
3. Meeting the scholar in Baghdad
4. Seeing the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang
5. Visiting the Great Mosques of the Ummayds in ...
... to shame) (4 Seasons). Unfortunately, we will not be staying here for long, which is why I can't get to see even more sights here. On the bright side, I tried the You Dong Er, a scrumptious crispy turnip snack(Go To Hz). You would think that turnips back then would have tasted terrible, but it smelled like KFC! Anyway, I have to get back to the ship. We have upgraded the small ship and are sailing on a junk all the way to India!
Lunch took place in a traditional, albeit commercialized, teahouse. On the ground floor they serve tea, the first floor is a restaurant and the third floor usually offers rooms for guests. The first thing that struck me when passing through the ground floor was that people drank tea while snacking on pipas (sunflower seeds in their shell)!! Who would have thought that Spain's favourite snack is equally appreciated here? I certainly did not. ...
By the time we finished breakfast, our bags were loaded on the bus and we were off to see one of the two Chinese "Paradise Cities". The Crowne Plaza was on a lake in a remote area outside of the city. It was a beautiful, modern hotel with great lake views, but since we got in so late, we could only enjoy the location at breakfast.
Hangzhou is the greenest city we have seen. Wide boulevards with lots of green space and small ...
... proceeded to scream at us for no reason all the way to the college and even made dan pay the 15 yuan toll! I was getting worried we would never get there as he was being so odd, stopping at intersections to get out and take photos of the luggage. When we got to the college (thank goodness!) he continued to yell at us (mind you in Chinese he did not speak a word of English and this did not help) while we argued about paying him 15 ...