Country Garden Phoenix Hotel Heshan
Travel Blogs from Heshan
... haven't heard of, (McDonald's) and then chatted to our families before settling in to watch the Friday night footy on the laptop. Safe to say we were in the minority of China's 1.4 billion residents by eating burgers and watching friday night footy.
The next morning we had a big sleep in which was fantastic considering we had both been working up until we flew out and had been pretty busy. It made it better considering the bed was a deluxe king so it felt like we ...
... 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 ...
... time we had come out from lunch, it was pouring, so the planned walk to a temple was put off. I thought I knew where some shopping markets were, but got it wrong (!) so we ended up spending a lot of time on the subway with no result. Ah well, that's part of the adventure too, I suppose..
On Sat morning we were all up early again and by 5:30 am I had put Carol & Don in a taxi for the airport. It was ...
... 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 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking