Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... stuck in the boot of a dodgy taxi and having to fork out essentially a ransom to get our belongings back. After weighing up our options we went for the potential pickpocketing on the train. This proved to be a wise choice as we were at our station in about 40mins and it cost a little over a dollar each. Despite making it to our station with ease we soon found out the walk to our hotel was slightly more challenging. It was still close to 40 degrees and with ridiculously ...
... 3 groups of little girls from a dance company who performed. Hilary and I had instant Copeland flashbacks. We said goodbye to everybody and headed off to bed since we had an early flight. Day 11: We woke up early and got on a plane to Guangzhou. Now we are finally on our own! No tour guides, no schedule to follow. It's awesome. We got to the hotel, dropped our stuff off, and started exploring. There are so many shops in Guangzhou, it's insane. ...
... popular with the locals. The food was excellent although a little bit like the show Fear Factor. I didn't ask too much about what type of meat was in our food. I actually tried chicken feet...Surprisingly the taste was not bad, however once is enough. Our next stop was to tour the new city center. The Asia Games were held here in 2010. The city spent $$$$ to develop the area for the games. This includes a stadium exclusively for the opening and ...
I am lucky enough to have 2 visits from Carol & Don this year, transit stops on their way to Ireland.
They arrived very early on Weds morning, and as it was my day off we made the most of the time, starting with breakfast at McD's at the airport - that most Chinese of all experiences!
There is an airport bus that runs from the golf hotel at my complex, and we had a lovely tiki-tour ride back ...
... as the day we got her. There are kids everywhere, some were special needs but many were not. All waiting for families...There are 2000 children being cared for at this orphanage. 1000 on site and another 1000 in foster families. Foster care was just starting when Hannah was a baby. We were happy to hear that foster care has become more prevalent. Our next stop was a reception for Hannah. We walked into a conference room and on the screen said "Welcome back Bo ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center