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 ...
... been 2 minutes. After about ten minutes on the death trap weaving in and out of traffic we realized that some vital information had been lost in translation. We just kept going and going until finally the drive pulled to the side. We were ready to hop out but he was telling us not to (we assume) and instead he started talking some other taxi driver for a minute before hopping back on and continuing on down the road. This happened 3 or 4 more times and we came to the ...
... 3 "lanes" of traffic we arrived at our dinner destination. We gave him 50¥ for his trouble and stress, after some slight bows smiles and a thumbs up we walked toward the glowing sign on a large complex overhead. We had a row of Chinese characters of the restaurant name, to be found somewhere in all of Wanda's plaza on the third floor. This was our only other clue. So we walked up some stairs and tried to match up,the Chinese characters along a strip mall of sorts. ...
I reckon that it’s great that Mc Donald’s are now in the lingerie business (see photo) and that I can go in, shop and feel my way around and leave with a double cup size of choice that I feel the need to chow down on. I reckon that’s what Mc Donald’s should be all about... Panties and ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center