Zhejiang Hotel (Santaishan Road)
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I haven't seen the chair of my dissertation, mentor and friend, Cynthia Franklin in more than 12 years and we happened upon each other in China of all places. She was travelling through the country conducting trainings. We were lucky enough to meet up in the beautiful Hangzhou - a short train ride from Shanghai. The lotuses were in bloom so we were treated to a feast for the eyes and soul. It was a beautiful day and so wonderful to catch up with an old friend and ...
... is where the fun started and stopped... Our supposed 2 hours back to Shanghai turned into over 4 hours, most of which was crawling through traffic. Having spent over 8 hours travelling the day before and an hour already that day, we all agreed the 13 hours of travel was nowhere near made up for by the sites - plus we had to leave the glorious Pudi Boutique Hotel!! It was weird to have paid good money for 2 days I wouldn't re-experience for free. ...
... new friends setting up their tables and food out on the pavement, so we moved outside and had a fabulous evening watching the world go by and exploring the stalls. The stall right in front of the restaurant was selling scorpions, spiders, centipedes and snakes - my first sight of exotic food in China!
A really lovely afternoon and evening!
... people do not like fat people and asked which countries like fat people. I told him Americans like both. Somehow the conversation then turned to if old men are interested in younger women, we agreed that universally there are older men who are interested in younger woman. While discussing this he referred to a group of people as *******s but I'm not sure who. We also discussed if American wages are better than Chinese, he was surprised when I told him teachers in ...
... Six Harmonies Pagoda and wandered through the surrounds. Our guide explained the history of the building and it's relevance to the local area. We then headed to a tea plantation where I discovered that there is a lot more to tea than I realised. After a tasting of the fragrant and mild spring pick green tea we even got to chew the tea leaves as they are quite mild and good for your health. The tea we ...