Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Xanadu Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Took a day trip to Hangzhou today, about 75min on the high speed train. It's a very popular tourist destination, with a history of being a imperial getaway (and at some point, a capital). It's focal point is West Lake, and its lagoons and pagodas and temples. The area is also known for tea and silk. The place was pretty packed with tourists for a weekday. I spent most of the day Viking around the lake and getting yelled at by the ...
Took the fast train of 300kph to Hangzhou, west of Shanghai. A smaller city of nearly 9 million people with a much more laid back and friendly atmosphere. Pretty trees, a beautiful lake and everyone out walking with their kids as it is school ...
Life is going fairly swimmingly for me now in Hangzhou. I feel as accustomed as I can be, because a foreigner will always be treated differently in China. Generally it is a positive thing, but as a Chinese friend told me, people will always be curious about what you do, how you act and what you wear and eat. I can function pretty well here. There are a few things I will comment about though.
The weather is the "plum ...
... assistants piled onto the fast train that goes between Fuzhou and Shanghai (six hours---almost as fast as getting to the airport, going through security and waiting). The waiting rooms at the airport are massive and I am sure that each time I’m in one that all of China is traveling with me! And to get your heart pounding, you have just two minutes to board the train no matter how many people are ...
... now coming down. Woody says that many of the new ones far from town are not selling now, however, those in good downtown locations continue to sell well.
We also learn that Mao loved Hangzhou and had a huge villa built here where he stayed for several months each year (it is nice to be a leader in an “everyone is equal” system). Today, the villa is one of two huge state-owned guest houses here. We saw a ...