Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Xanadu Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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By the time we finished breakfast, our bags were loaded on the bus and we were off to see one of the two Chinese "Paradise Cities". The Crowne Plaza was on a lake in a remote area outside of the city. It was a beautiful, modern hotel with great lake views, but since we got in so late, we could only enjoy the location at breakfast.
... country of their choice and then provided their peers with a snapshot of the culture of the country. In addition to these activities our students performed their much rehearsed chinese song which was well received by the crowd. Later they all danced with the Hangzhou students and enjoyed the festive atmosphere.
Then it was off to sign off ...
... and drying it. The unique flavor of the dried tea leaves is determined by the type of cultivar of the tea bush, the quality of the plucked tea leaves, and the manner and quality of the production processing they undergo. After processing, a tea may be blended with other teas or mixed with flavorings to alter the flavor of the final tea.
Like most other Chinese green tea, Longjing tea leaves are roasted soon after picking to stop the natural oxidation process, which is ...
... was smelly, messy work! The workers were all curious about this group of ladies snapping photos of them as they worked. Most ignored us and kept to their task. Some stopped, smiled and showed us the insides of the mussel with all the pearls inside. A young woman we saw had the task of shoveling the leftover shells into a truck where they would be ground and made into fertilizer or feed we were told. I think any of the tasks we saw could be featured on one of those reality shows ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...