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 ...
... fathom how horrible it would be for you folks who actually need leg room. During the last 5 hours I was getting pretty close to lying down in the aisle but somehow managed to keep it together. Then, as we descended into Guangzhou the plane began to leak all over me. Seriously. I will be the optimist and assume it was water, but goodness knows where it came from or why I was the target. The super helpful flight attendants gave me a giant handful of tissues and let me stem ...
... arrived at our hotel. Right in the middle of busy constantly moving Guangzohou. With a quick unpacking we fell into bed 9pm local time. Thankfully, we both slept almost straight through the night and emerged from our room 8:30am ish. Wi-if in our rooms proved insurmountably helpful as we researched the metro line, and top things to do in the city. With a "plan" made we went down stairs to a cafe, attached to the hotel we are staying in, for breakfast. Through mime and a few ...
Beers N Noodles toya...shane
The Soundtrack to this entry was by Tori Amos
The album was 'Little Earthquakes'