Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Xanadu Resort
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- 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.
... We also toured a pearl factory and a historic home belonging to a well-known Chinese author, Lu Xun. Apparently all school children dislike this author as they are required to memorize some of his works in school. Sounds like Shakespeare to me!
With itinerary in hand and our Chinese tour guide, Janny, we set off. After arriving in Shaoxing, we were treated to traditional Shaoxing lunch before our tour of the Edison Pearl Factory. Aside from tripe, duck tongue and fish head, ...
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. ...
... quite painful. After hobbling to get some food we headed back to the bus stop to go home for some sleep, this is when the heavens opened and boy did they open. So much rain fell in such a short period of time and with flashes of lightning illuminating the night sky it was like we were in a horror film or something. It took an hour and a half to get back due to all of the traffic chaos because of the storm. Finally we lay our heads down for a good night’s rest. ...
We arrived in Hangzhou via 4 hour bus ride. It was a nice surprise to be welcomed by a beautifully groomed city with beautiful landscaping, clean roads, and european styled buildings.
That afternoon we went straight to the West lake for a boat ride. This is a man made lake. It's huge. Some of the history around Hangzhou is that it is known as a "romantic City." There's alot ...