Travel Blogs from Chishui
... those of you who are familiar with Chinese tour groups, multiply that about 100 million (as there's over a billion of them). Tourist sights can be pretty packed with a lot of groups going slow and stopping suddenly to take photos, in the middle of the road. I would also later learn that the "historic" towns in Chinese cities are actually just reconstructions, not renovations. Though overpriced, there were a couple street side restaurants right across from the hostel, which made ...
... crabs to bring home and cook. It was entertaining to watch. It was even funnier when the little guy uncovered the bucket to show Toby the crabs and those buggers made a run for it. Slight commotion as they rounded up the escapees.
Dinner was in a private room at Fun Garden Hotel with as many of Sophie's immediate family that could make it before heading back to the village.
One of Sophie's cousins, a young boy will remember ...
It IS a story. Maybe long, maybe entertaining. You had to be there.
When Sophie went with Toby to the AC office at HKG, she must have put the fear of something into those people.
She called Saturday morning, confirmed they had the bag and got annoyed and loud when told it was not enroute yet. I believe the calls (yes, plural) concluded with: Get moving now. Give me the courier's number.
... I was slightly in shock. Hong Kong (huge city, over 7 million people) traffic was busy with volume and driving on the opposite (left side - those Brits!). Shenzhen (even bigger city, over 10 million people) and at rush hour too was crazy busy but "city-orderly" with traffic controls. At least they were back on the proper side of the road. Kaiping: roads shared with passenger ...
Chishui's forests were primeval--right down to the pterodactyl-sized mosquitos dive bombing us as we stepped under the fern-and-bamboo canopy.
The city built on the red rocks of northeastern Guizhou has been a goal for Dan and I since we moved to Zunyi. It's one of the ten taxi driver questions we field as we go through traffic to work on Saturday mornings: Where are you from? How long have you lived in China? How ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet