Bihai Yintan Holiday Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taishan
... stairs once again. In about 10 minutes I met back up with Katelyn and Lin who were both very happy to see i had changed my mind. In about another ten minutes I was cursing existence in general and whoever it was that decided stairs were the best way to get from one place to another. I was quite literally dripping sweat. And I know I must have looked bad because one woman tried to give me her cane to use and another couple of old ...
... improve her English. We saw the gilded temple of Xiantong and the smiling Buddha of Guangren Si. Mum's legs were tired, so we sat on a rock where we were given some beads by an ancient grey-clad man.
A friendly couple also started talking to us and helped us order food at our hotel from Hell. The food was surprisingly good. We swapped phone numbers and arranged to meet Li Wen Li (Lily) and her husband Wong Tai Long the next day.
They met us at ...
... closer to none. Now this wouldn't exactly be enough to retire on, but it'd be a great start or could finance a very long backpacking trip around the world. I figured never in my life would I be able let a bet of $102,400 of my own money ride, but couldn't wait to do it for a friend. (all the excitement and none of the risk) I was determined do my best to ride out 10 double ups and set 2 black chips in the center of the betting circle and waited for her cards with a ...
Took a day trip to Macau, a small island about one hour west of Hong Kong by high-speed ferry. It quickly has become a gambling mecca for those from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Several US casinos have built there, including Venetian, MGM Grand and Wynn. I expected more from Macau. Frankly, the areas where the locals live, away from the casinos, are quite rundown and dirty. There is a nice little shopping area with old Portuguese buildings (the ...
... the rest of China. Arvid suggested we try to recoup our trip costs at the tables, but Irina was more sensible so we pass on the casinos. From the fort we walk down to the historic district below; it has quant undulating cobblestone streets warmly lit from the windows of cafes and shops. On the streets we hear the babble of crowds of people speaking languages from all over the world while passing through ever changing ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services