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Goinqen Hotels in China

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  • Search for hotels, motels or inns with this site:   Goinqen China Hotels.     Goinqen Hotels China.
  • We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Goinqen hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi and Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.

    Myths, Legends and Folklore of China

    How Monkey (Sun Hou-Tzu) was hatched from an egg on the eastern side of the Pacific (so is technically a New World monkey); how Monkey, as Master of the Heavenly Peach Orchard, was slighted by not being invited to the Peach Festival and avenged himself by eating and drinking all of the food and drink at the festival; how there are five kinds of lung (dragon), specifically the ethereal dragons of the rain and wind, the earthly dragons that created rivers and lakes, the five-clawed imperial dragons (most dragons are depicted with four claws), heavenly guardian dragons and dragons that protect hidden treasures; how the war god Kuan Ti (Guanti) was once an heroic outlaw called Kuan Chung who, after his capture and execution, was in stages promoted from duke to prince and, eventually, deified; how Monkey became drunk while conquering the world, enabling his heavenly foes to send him to Hell; how each earthly house had both human and spiritual dwellers, including a kitchen spirit that was bribed with sweets so that he would not give, each new year, an unfavourable report to the Emperor of Heaven; and how Monkey was given a magical weapon by a Dragon King but misused it by trying to conquer the world, are among the myths, legends and folktales of China. (We do not promote superstition and they are presented for your interest only.)

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