Zhejiang New Century Hotel

No.18 Wensan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310012, China | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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Well, a lot has happened since my last entry, and I can at least successfully say that I survived my first week at work. I can also say that I feel exhausted and overworked like an in demand cow.

My first day they had arranged for a driver to take me to a high school quite far away from the main office, and there I was to be teaching 3 classes of what I was told would be about 10-12 students. Upon arrival at that school, I was forced ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

... motorcycles, scooters, bikes, and pedestrians. The light just turns green and you go. Driving is insane, there might as well not be any lanes painted on the road. Driving here is kind of like a cat, "if it fits, it sits", so "if it fits, it goes"... and sometimes not even if it fits it still goes. But the taxis are pretty cheap which is good.
There are a ton of markets around here, so we went to the supermarket to get food to keep ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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I have now been in Hangzhou for 8 days. As each day passes I am learning new things and feeling more and more comfortable. I have almost gotten to the point where I can walk around the streets and ignore the stares.

I am in my apartment now, which is good, but it is also a little boring being there by myself. There is certainly not an English speaker anywhere to be found in this district. I have discovered that most of the foreigners are ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... Anyway Ian and I left after the movie while Will stayed to sleep in the office cinema, which is his usual bed.

This morning I had an appointment to look at an apartment through an agent Will had organised for me. The agent rang me at 9.30 and I went to meet him. He told me to hop on the back of his little electric scooter and we rode around the district looking at apartments. It was fun actually and once you get used to it ...

The Beautiful city - so green.

A travel blog entry by birrell

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... sweet and colourful, saw us stop at Haagen Dazs for an extravagant afternoon tea of coffee and ice cream. We sat under cover through a shower then took a bus to Hangzhou's oldest street.

Again the souvenirs, children's gifts, (don't get too excited Toby and Rosie as we didn't buy ...) but when the heaven's opened we ran for cover under a seller's tent along with many others. The hillside and steps behind turned to streams and a waterfall. We eventually gave up waiting ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Shangcheng District area of Hangzhou, is near West Lake (Xi Hu), Lingyin Temple, Yue Fei Mausoleum, and Hupao Spring.
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