Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Xanadu Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and continued on our walk before driving back to the hotel.
Back to the hotel for a short rest then eight of us went into town by taxi. Lots of buildings with decorative lighting, lots of neon lighting and massive televisions on the sides of buildings. We went into a large shopping complex, similar to large complexes at home but more modern and quirky displays. The only night I didn't have my camera on me.
Went to a village at Wuzhen in Hangzhou ( population of 8 million people). Our tour included a stop at a Batik workshop where you watched the creation of a batik design. China has learned quickly from U.S. Marketing. After the tour you exit into a gift shop! Having ...
Around the eighth century the Song Dynasty got a bit spanked up in the north and so relocated their capital down to the warm south in the city of Hangzhou. Why was this great? Because they built the huge West Lake on the side of the city and it has been improved and beautified ever since. Also beyond the lake, further west, are lush green hills and tea plantations meaning the modern city itself is a horseshoe shape. This was most interesting ...
... got to see an original emperor gown (which the company bought back from an auction house in Japan - part of the spoils of the war) as well as a replica. The replica took 3 years to make. Wensli also provided the Chinese athletes at the Beijing Olympics their formal outfits, for the female dress (per dress) it took 12 sewers and 6 months to create. We then had the opportunity to visit the historic pedestrian street ...
... to the travel agency), has been providing us with western style (seems to mostly be Italian) meals with Chinese for dinner. I think it has been a good balance for the students. Today is the Moon festival day - a family day. Most have left the cities to return to their home towns. 'The Company' was kind to bring us moon cakes, which is the traditional food for the holiday. Much like ...