Xian highlights

2015-09-17 23.11.342015-09-17 18.30.552015-09-17 22.43.572015-09-17 18.39.262015-09-17 13.31.422015-09-17 13.12.002015-09-17 17.49.302015-09-17 18.29.002015-09-18 14.57.052015-09-18 15.01.262015-09-18 15.44.22-2

Arriving to an illuminated night view of Xian was breathtaking. Then to be checked in to the Grand Noble Hotel, our expectations just kept rising. It was very much like an InterContinental hotel. Continue reading

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Guilin to Yangshuo highlights

2015-09-15 19.15.182015-09-15 19.04.22 2015-09-15 14.55.032015-09-15 18.50.352015-09-15 19.50.342015-09-16 16.17.502015-09-16 17.38.432015-09-16 11.52.022015-09-15 22.05.012015-09-16 16.40.472015-09-16 17.30.14

We arrived in Guilin early evening, after an awful flight on China Eastern; service and food atrocious. Lucky we snared a few fabulous dumplings for lunch at Shanghai airport to tide us over.Wendy our guide greeted us and we drove to the Giulin Park Hotel. Our room and bathroom were huge, and it was a perfect location. Continue reading