Yue Hua Mansion
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... It was really hard to get anywhere, especially on the train because there were people everywhere but all moving ridiculously slowing in all different directions.
10. There's no Facebook, YouTube or Twitter in China.
Seriously. It's blocked and no one can access it. Despite this people are always walking (slowly) with their head down doing something on their phone. Without Facebook, YouTube or Twitter though goodness knows what they're doing!
... went to the pearl factory! I got my pearl ring that I've wanted for the longest time. Everybody got a little something. After the pearl factory, we went to Elephant Trunk Hill. We then made our way back to the hotel for our tour's farewell dinner. We said goodbye to our tour guides and the other families we would no longer be traveling with. We also got to watch some local kid performers. One little boy played drums like you wouldn't believe! ...
... of the games. The stadium has never been used since the games and is now a place that tourists visit. Also near by was a fountain that was choreographed to music and a museum. The museum had a display on North American Indians :-) In this area, Jim was surrounded by a group of teenagers that wanted to get their picture with him. Seems I married a rock star... We left Guangzhou to fly to Guilin (pronounced gway lyn). Mia ended up with headache but was a ...
... for dinner at a place with amusing translations of their dishes - and good food!
It was a busy arrival day, and after our early start we were all ready for an early night.
On Thu I had morning and evening classes (now that summer school is in session) and Carol & Don were left to amuse themselves. They managed to get into the city and back again without getting lost - always a good result! ...
... hot here and humid. It was 93 at 8:00 in the evening so you can imagine the temperature during the day. By the time we got back to the hotel we were exhausted. We cooled off and then had a traditional Chinese meal of Subway. Very grateful for an ice cold Pepsi. I am missing cold drinks.... We are keeping our eye on typhoon Rammusan that is in the vicinity. We will be leaving before it hits Guangzhou but it could impact the next 2 days of our trip. Prayers ...
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