Shanshui Trends Hotel (Shenzhen Meilin)
Travel Blogs from Shenzhen
... Apple TV thing. In the evening we went to the Temple Street night market where we were able to buy a case for the new iPad. We were very brave and ate in a restaurant (of sorts) on the street next to the market. It was in the open air and there was a roll of toilet paper to use as napkins, but the food was actually very good and a meal for two with a couple of bottles of beer cost the equivalent of about £14! A good ...
In the morning we headed out with Jason to the Vietnamese Embassy in order to find out some much needed information for our upcoming trip. In comparison to the embassy in New Zealand (one old dude in an office), this place was heaving, with twenty people queuing to get to the service desk. We waited for just over half an hour before speaking to someone. We then naughtily went back to Mr.Bing (the Chinese version of a pancake Subway) and with the first bit of sun shining through we ...
... We were there for 7 hours!
Last we saw the water works parade. These huge floats came round squirting water with Disney characters spraying water at everyone! It was amazing!
One day me and daddy went up the peak tram. The view was amazing!
Hong Kong was very different from Australia. Australia, you can go for days without seeing anyone else. And in Hong Kong, you can't look out the window without seeing other people!
... and half wait to clear customs. I can handle many Chinese customs, be it spitting on the street, or kids just dropping their pants and peeing in the middle of a sidewalk, but the lack of respect for the formation of lines and waiting in those lines, is frustrating. The customs line was horrific. People were just shoving and pushing, for an hour and half. It was every man for themselves. Annoying. ...
... that that was the first time foreigners had ever been to the school, but even so their reaction was pretty surprising! I went to pose for a picture and as I did the kids came out their classrooms for their lunch break and saw we were taking a picture so watched but stayed out of shot so I beckoned them in and they all joined in! After a few snaps were taken one kid gave me a piece of paper and a pen ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking