November 27, 2015
There are many footbridges on Dong Feng Zhong Lu. These footbridges minimize the need for traffic lights. The bridges have comfortable steps with low rise and deep tread. They are profusely bedecked with colourful flowers. Dong Feng Zhong Lu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China.
November 26, 2015
The much loved Roast Goose Rice Noodle is a Canonese favourite. The mouthfeel is one of smooth slipperiness and springy elasticity. Roast Goose Rice Noodle shops in Xihua Road, which runs between Yuexiu district and Liwan district, are popular among the locals, particularly this small shop named He Xing (合兴) at the far end of […]
November 25, 2015
In Guangzhou, besides dim sum shops, Chinese bakeries abound. Traditional Chinese pastry! They can be made into more colourful varieties and featured in Chinese Bridal Cake Sets. • Walnut Cookie, slight sweet and flaky! • Red Bean Paste Cake, sweet. • Eggrolls, crunchy!
November 24, 2015
Celebrity Meet-and-Greet was held at the Dr.Sun Yat-sen’s Memorial Hall, Guangzhou. The Memorial Hall is a major venue for the city’s cultural events and performances.
November 23, 2015
Guangzhou Federation of Trade Unions was officially founded in September 1952. Guangzhou Federation of Trade Unions (GZFTU) 230 Dongfeng W Rd, Yuexiu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China Official website
November 20, 2015
Guangzhou BRT (Bus Rapid Trainsit) system, or GBRT (Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit 广州市城市快速公共交通系统), opened on December 30, 2005. It is basically a system of dedicated bus lanes on the road within Tianhe district. BRT stations are designed to resemble a Metro station. Unlike bus stops which are located on the pavement, BRT Stations are located […]
November 19, 2015
Guangzhou “To Ride” bike sharing program • A Guide To Cycling In Guangzhou • Cycle club To solve the problem of traffic congestion and pollution, Guangzhou connects its BRT system with the Bike Share program. A Guangzhou “To Ride” bike-share station / docking station at Yuexiu Park:
November 18, 2015
Cantonese Foodways Congees and Rice Rolls are both Cantonese staple foods. The traditional method to make Rice Rolls is to steam the rice rolls on a wet cloth. Shops that make Rice Rolls in the traditional method are numerous in Guangzhou. Shown in the pictures below are Sampan Congee, Congee with Preserved Egg and Shredded […]
November 17, 2015
Cantonese Dim Sum Shops Guangzhou In Guangzhou, where Cantonese dim sum originated, you can find Cantonese dim sum shops in almost every street in the older neighbourhoods such as those in Yuexiu district. The shops usually offer the simple, cold dishes that can be easily taken away, for example, Ham Sui Kok/Fried Crescent Dumplings (咸水角), […]
November 16, 2015
Guangzhou Folkways The way of life in old Guangzhou. There you will find rich and vibrant streetscapes with a high visual diversity, a variety of shops and eateries all catering for the residences’ needs rather than tourism, and scenes that have you reminiscing old Hong Kong.