Hanting Express (Guangzhou Tianhe)
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
Have you ever heard the song 'Slow Boat to China'? Well, a similar song could be written about the slow banking system in China.
This was my second visit to the bank; the first being three days ago to request a new bank card because my previous had been swallowed up by the ATM – not my fault and another story! I was told it would take three working days to get a new card, which is fair enough but actually the bank cards sit in the ...
... 8217;t belong to me now; I am just a visitor. It is
different when you live somewhere compared to when you just visit. My visit
will be over on Wednesday and I will go back to Nepal; I wonder if I will find
a sense of belonging there? I bet I don’t find a Hooleys!
You couldn’t find a much starker contrast between Guangzhou
and Kathmandu. Guangzhou is modern, bright, brash, clean ...
... chips and ice cream flavoured Oreos the Oreos had green filling and tasted nothing like ice cream to us. Maybe some kind matcha ice cream? But the chips were actually pretty good. When we were ready to head out again we took the metro to Chen Clan Academy and the folk art museum. This place was built in 1894 during the Qing Dynasty as a place for members of the Chen family to stay as they prepared for imperial examinations. The buildings and grounds are absolutely stunning. ...
... Still no English! And no idea which restaurant the girl from our hotel was thinking to direct us too. We saw a McDonald on the lower floor as we came in..... That would be our last resort! We wandered around trying to find a sign with any English or that matched our line of Chinese characters. We grabbed a lemonade/ iced tea drink from one of the juice bars to tide our thirst over. We finally just picked a restaurant that had a little English on the menu set out to look at. We ...
Beers N Noodles toya...shane
The Soundtrack to this entry was by Tori Amos
The album was 'Little Earthquakes'