CHINA being one of the largest country was never on my travel bucket list and you know how Justin Bieber said never say never? He was right.
Since taking up the position as an internal auditor almost 2 years back, I've visited mainland China numerous times and spent alsmot 5 months living like a Chinese.
You know how people say that traveling is fun? Yes it is. Only if it doesn't exceed a 7 days point mark and it doesn't involve work.
For my case, I don't see it as traveling but more of living with the people and blending in with the locals. Which is why every single business trip was well enjoyed and appreciated.
One thing well know in Guangdong province, it's the variety of food selection from different parts of China.
When you are in Guangzhou, do drop by 'Beijing Lu' (北京路) for a unique taste of xxx where Chinese traditional architecture meets contemporary. Too munch information but we had 7 meals that day. Most memorable one would be the 'Black Stinky Tofu' (臭豆腐) soaked in spicy Chong Qing styled sauce accompanied by a maximum amount of chopped garlic I could ever ask for. Darnlicious. Thankgoodness the picture is missing or else I might be charged for posting food porn.
'Ling Nan Tian Di' (岭南天地) one of the coolest place to visit in Foshan, Guangzhou. If you can't tell yet, I love a good fusion of both worlds.
Avengers in brick walls?! Yes please.
Was hesitant to pay the 20 entrance fee into but I was told that the little porcelain statues on the roof and bonzai garden is worth a look, so I did pay. Just a little throwback but the weather was absolute fantastic the day we were there.
A quaint place to recollect thoughts and breathe among the spacious gaps between trees. 'Zu Miao' (祖庙) the place I came out being a Wing Chun (咏春) expert.
Hope you like this short travel installment on China.
Being in different places almost every month exposes me to things that I haven't seen and challenges that couldn't be put into words.
More of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Thailand travel photodiary coming up next.
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