Garden Inn (Guangzhou Yile Road)
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... features they had seen in the west. Today approximately 1,800 of these buildings are still standing. We visited the Fangshi Diaolou built in 1920 by members of the Fang Clan.
These were beautiful buildings built out in beautiful countryside. We were able to explore several of the buildings and wander around the museum area with photos of emigre Chinese. We were given lunch by our driver and ...
We went to the Chen Clan Academy this mornng, stunning architecture. This was a temple built by the Chen family members where their youngsters could come and study for their examinations. A fabulous building going 3 courtyards back. There was a lovely museum with a reconstruction of a Guangzhou house and artworks.
After we disembarked from the night train we checked into the Westin and then made our way to Yuexiu Hill to visit Sun Yat Sen Monument and the Ming Dynasty Zhenhai Tower (Guangzhou Museum).
We then caught a taxi to Shamien Island, a lovely restored area of Guangzhou, full of colonial buildings, wide avenues and street scene ...
... village in the city of Shenzhen. We had been there before with Audrey and it’s an amazing place to visit. You see every kind of art work from copies of the European masters to original contemporary and abstract in all sizes. We searched for the artist who painted Belle and Willie but couldn’t find him. We got a couple of small prints for our apartment to liven up our bare walls.
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... knots. There, we were educated in a number of things. There was a bit more singing and chanting than what I’d prefer, but, a free seminar is a free seminar.
Afterwards, after the tea, the same people then turned our attention to traditional Chinese knots. Chinese knots are what I’d describe as ornaments composed mainly of red string and assorted beads. Perhaps not as interesting as the tea, it was however nice to work with your hands. I myself could not ...