Zhuying Garden Hotel Guangzhou
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... This wasn't without its difficulties as no one spoke english. We had narrowed it down to either taxi or train prior to departing however the taxi cost we were quoted was almost $100 and we were expecting it to cost about a 1/3 of that. However, having never been to China before we weren't sure how safe the train system would be. That said though we have been shafted by taxi drivers on multiple occasions before (namely Turkey and Russia) so there was the risk of our ...
... for a little bit and then we found Subway! We found our dinner! Attached to the Subway was a convenience store. They sold a big bottle of beer for only ¥5! That's less than $1. Heck yes. Subway and beer. We were set. We stayed in and watched "Grown Ups" on the movie channel and went to bed early. We love being on our own! Day 12: Today we woke up and were on a shopping mission. We got a map, found where we were supposed to go and took ...
... guide advised us that they boil the scorpion to get the poison out, drain the water then eat what is left. Guangzhou, like so much of China, is a contrast between the old and new. We left the market area to walk down the main modern shopping street. This street was no different than walking down a street in NYC. Mia thought she was in heaven when we arrived at a corner that had McDonalds on 2 different corners. Our guide took us to a Dim Sum restaurant that ...
... the tray and put it on the table, but beyond that, he didn't seem to actually do very much.
I guess I have got used to the staring, but this was more intrusive than I have had for a long time, so we were quite pleased when he went away near the end.
Later that day we went up the Canton tower, as it was a lovely clear day and the air looked clean.
We got some great views, and then ...
... place. The 3 buildings we were looking at were new and had been donated by 3 different real estate developers. Our next stop was the old part of the campus. This we were familiar with...The courtyard that we have pictures of Hannah as a baby and the famous, in my mind, statues. We walked around the courtyard and got a picture of Hannah to match the picture of her as a baby, except she is 4.5 feet taller. We then went into the building where Hannah stayed. It looks ...
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