Home Inn (Guangzhou Shangxiajiu No.2)
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... had a lovely meal of tomato and scrambled egg; leafy greens; and rice with cooked dried bacon and spring onion. The lady picked fresh star fruit off the tree for us and showed us the "black' chickens (actually chickens with white feathers, but with black skin and flesh).
We then drove to the tiny town of Changsha, which had stunning architecture alongside the river.
We found the ...
... to the Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral which was modeled on Notre Dame, and is one of only 4 cathedrals in the world made of granite. Stunning stained glass windows.
We then went to the Opera House to buy tickets for the Russian Ballet's Swan Lake on Saturday night! This is really close to the Canton Tower so ...
... with a little park by the river. We had lunch in a the delightful "Orient Express" French Restaurant where the staff were lovely and helpful. Two old carriages have been made into dining cars. Weather permitting we plan to return for an evening meal during our stay.
An excellent first day in Guangzhou, in the old Cantonese region.
Well, we're into February and if there is a groundhog around here, I don’t think he saw his shadow. Except for 2 days of rain, we had a very pleasant January with temperatures between 12 and 22. February is starting off the same way. There were only a handful of days when Tim didn’t wear his shorts, which I’m sure he’ll be telling you when he returns home. I feel we’re acclimatizing to life in China because most things seem ordinary ...
After yet a other buffet breakfast we're off to China and going to finally see Cian. Yippee! The hotel had been really efficient, and they even posted our post cards for us back to Ireland and the Netherlands. Within the 2 days in Hong Kong we could easily make it through the metros, but were unfortunately too late to go through customs of our planned train so we had to hang around for 2 hours.
Across the way was a a really odd ...