West Lake Reclusive Life Hangzhou Yuhuangshan

No.46 Yuhuangshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China | Villa
Prices starting from $93.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... city who could speak any English up to that point. I was pleasantly surprised to see that actually they were pretty good at English and sat there like soldiers listening and doing the work I had set for them. Then I asked for any questions and one extremely bright little girl stood up and explained to me in great detail about Chinese sub-cultures and the influence of American politics on these subculture... to say I was in shock is ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

... motorcycles, scooters, bikes, and pedestrians. The light just turns green and you go. Driving is insane, there might as well not be any lanes painted on the road. Driving here is kind of like a cat, "if it fits, it sits", so "if it fits, it goes"... and sometimes not even if it fits it still goes. But the taxis are pretty cheap which is good.
There are a ton of markets around here, so we went to the supermarket to get food to keep ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... money after all I have been spending. I'm looking forward to starting actually, because walking the streets by myself each day gets a little boring after a while.

Another exciting thing that happened was I made a new friend today. A mutual friend put me onto a girl from my uni in Melbourne who has also just moved here this week. She is Chinese and speaks perfect Aussie English. I met up with her today and it was so nice being able to ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... sitting in their office, which happens to have a cinema display room for clients, including huge screen, surround sound and reclining chairs with cupholders each night is funny in itself as I went there again yesterday and watched a movie with them, of course I hear an excited cheer coming from the seat behind me every time there is a spectacular fight scene or close up of a woman's cleavage. It seriously provided more entertainment than ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... we went and had some bbq street food with one of his colleagues who doesn't speak any English. It was nice actually, and gave me a chance to use the limited Chinese I have. I think we became friends and he said he would invite me to some gatherings with his friends next time. Ha! Now communication barriers aside, I look forward to crossing that bridge when it comes. Also nice was the fact that we could go to a street restaurant at 1am and sit down and ...

Location

This villa, located on No.46 Yuhuangshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, is near West Lake (Xi Hu), Lingyin Temple, Yue Fei Mausoleum, and Hupao Spring.
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