Zhejiang New Century Hotel
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... Despite my enjoyment of wine in general, this rice wine was not at all to my liking. Quite sweet and grainy, I thought. Too bad because the owner gave us ladies a huge discount on purchases!
The day was coming to an end so we climbed back on the bus for our 3 hour drive back to Shanghai. All in all it was an interesting, eclectic mix of tours that allowed me to learn a little more about this corner of the world, and get to know a group of international women looking to do the ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... lots of players once Brennan started playing. We should have bought it for 98 yuan, but did not.
After spending a couple of hours in the market, we boarded the bus for a 3-hour ride to Suzhou. We arrived at the Pan Pacific Hotel after dark. We had our 10-course lazy susan dinner across the street from the hotel. This was our first meal that was polluted with cigarette smoke. Our pre-trip research said there were lots of ...
the garden and as a contrasting partner to the rock. Of course it is also the home for the huge
koi that are everywhere!
Then there are the plants. The lotus, my favorite to look at, represents
purity. Other plants include bamboo,
which represents resolve (its hard to break), plum represents vigor as it
blooms in the winter, and the pine is for longevity, ...
... but still had plenty of room and plenty of food!
Oh yes, and we experienced being the novelty as people stopped and gawked at us, and even took pictures (perhaps because we look "funny", perhaps because Mark, much larger than any Chinese we have seen, was in a loud orange shirt ?!?)
We picked out our own live fish & lobster to dine on, and enjoyed it elegantly served, along with lobster soup, duck, ...