Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Xanadu Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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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.
Travelling has its ups and downs continued... After 36 awesome hours in Shanghai we headed 2 hours west to a river town called Shozhoi. It was a mediocre day trip, which I would not recommend for anyone who visits China, but I'll fill you in just the same. The river town was interesting to most people in our party, but I found it scarring. We visited a food market where frogs were bagged like oranges and cooped up geese lined the alley. I was sad ...
Went to meet Stephen at the Wyndham Hotel at midday and went to the Nanchang Historic Cultural Street, which was full of craft shops and food stalls. We had a lovely afternoon wandering around and then decided to stop at a family run restaurant for a beer. We got served with a gallon tap and the lady who owned the restaurant introduced herself to us. ...
... street a bit and met some lovely stray dogs that weren't poodles like most of the dogs here and stopped in a store where a lady asked if we were Russian. We look Russian. (The Russian thing mainly happens to me in Hangzhou, Shanghai is international enough people have seen plenty of blonde and red haired Americans.) we also stopped at Dan's favorite noodle people. They are from Mao Zedong's hometown, Shaoshan in Hunan, and make some delicious spicy noodles! Hooray for ...
What a little stunner. This city was not on our radar but we are so pleased that we came. Our hotel is right by the lake and a large area of parkland. Dad and I decided to wander around the park a little after our breakfast. The place was both vibrant and relaxing. Locals were out and about for their morning stroll. We watched a woman dancing gracefully, purely for the joy of it. It was a great way to start ...