Shanghai Cafe wishes you a comfortable stay in your Dandong hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. Claridge's in London, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro and the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Myths, Legends and Folklore of China
How some cattle have twisted horns because some magical cattle were twisting off their horns to make a house of horns for a Thai girl, the daughter of a magical bull, but were told to stop because enough horns had already been gathered; how the Lord of Heaven made Monkey Master of Heaven's Stables to keep him out of trouble but Monkey wrought havoc when he realised the reason for his appointment; how, after causing trouble in heaven, Monkey escaped to Mount Hua-Kuo, where he repulsed Heaven's armies, proclaiming himself to be both a saint and ruler of Heaven; how Monkey learned great magic from a Taoist Immortal and used his skills to rule all of the monkeys in the world; how ageing, renegade foxes could avoid death by transforming themselves into attractive men and women, so as to seduce young people and drain them of their life-force; how the world was created by the death of Hun-Tun (chaos), who had no eyes, ears, nostrils or mouth and died when his friends Shu, ruler of the South and Hu, ruler of the North, cut seven holes, over seven days, so that Hun-Tan could see, hear, breathe and eat; and how suicides became wandering and often malevolent ghosts (kuei), at least until the time of their natural death, as recorded by the deity Shou-lao, had been reached, are among the myths, legends and folktales of China. (We do not promote superstition and they are presented for your interest only.)