Shanghai Cafe wishes you a comfortable stay in your Huangshi hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi and the historic Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Myths, Legends and Folklore of China
How the souls of people eaten by tigers were enslaved by the big cats until until their ghosts (kuei) had lured someone else to a similar fate; how Monkey became drunk while conquering the world, enabling his heavenly foes to send him to Hell; how Buddha offered Heaven to Monkey if Monkey was powerful enough to escape from his palm, but Buddha's command of space and time was such that his palm encompassed the Universe, and Monkey was trapped within Buddha's magical mountain; 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; how Monkey escaped from Hell (where he was being punished for his megalomania) but not before deleting the names of all monkeys from the Book of Judgments; how yin and yang were separated from the egg of chaos by the birth of Phu-hu who, while the universe expanded, filled the space between the earth (yin) and the sky (yang) until he died and his flesh became soil, his tears rivers and his breath wind; and 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, are among the myths, legends and folktales of China. (We do not promote superstition and they are presented for your interest only.)