Room in Guilin

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It’s unfair but, after staying in a low-end motel for 2 of my annual giant panda volunteer trips, I tend to associate giant panda volunteer work with “hardship”. Like I said, it’s unfair. Cuz last year, I stayed at a really nice hotel in Ya’an City. And right now, in Guilin, I’m staying at the Guilin International Hotel, where the room is even nicer than Ibis Hotel, Ya’an, but at twice the cost, it’s expected.

Probaby the most important thing in a hotel room for me – Internet access. In this case, on a nice writing table

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Writing table is next to a fair size LCD TV on a swivel top, but all Chinese shows, even the English movies are dubbed in Mandarin; nope, no CNN or Bloomberg

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Fancy wash basin reflected in the shower door. Toilet is next to shower and discretely hidden behind door

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Top of mini fridge with something extra – boxes of playing cards, condoms and sex oil – for a price, of course

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