Canton Mountain Villa
Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... You have to learn an incredible amount of patience in China; just wait and keep smiling. Finally, after paying an additional five rmb to the ten I paid last Friday, I got my card and could withdraw my money, (I had travelled all the way from Nepal, at no little expense to do this). The five was a processing fee; the ten was for the card itself. However, the time it took, it should have been at least fifty, not five. And if it takes so much paperwork ...
... provide shelter from the heat of the
sun which closes out the oh so busy city. There are only three places to be
when the sun beats down: in the park, in an air conditioned shopping mall or
one’s air conditioned hotel room and the former is surely the best.
Next to visiting the dentist, the hairdressers is the thing I really dislike. However, my hair was looking bad and I ...
... was but with no Chinese on our part and very little English on their part, all we were able to understand was that we needed to go around the corner. We did that and walked past the shops at least 4 times before it started to pour rain. At this point we didn't even know how we were getting home and and we were getting very lost and tired. Even the idea of the dead animals hanging in the windows was starting to sound appealing to me. We decided to head up a set of stairs ...
... we then walked the one block to the metro and found cover in the transit system. We popped up at our stop and walk back to the hotel, by this point thankfully the rain had subsided. We made it home literally put up our feet decompressed in our hotel bubble or air conditioning and relative quiet before heading out to find dinner. We decided to walk around a few blocks and see if we could find a real Chinese food dinner. Which is a bit redundant and reductive as all food here ...
... Around (see photo).
But you don't believe me and laugh at me,
It's right there in Engrish and black and white'
DO NOT LITTER, SPIT OR **** AROUND!
Why you always gotta go and **** around?
So do you want to know what I reckon?
I reckon and know that Mao Zedong (Chairman Mao) ...