Travel Blogs from Kunshan
... garden is happy. (Me especially as I then discover the disabled loo is a western one! ) Travelling most of the day tomorrow by plane, train and boat. Shall be strange to be back briefly in Wuhan where I sweated over my medical missionary research in more ways than one! Suspect wifi will be tricky on the Yangzi, not least due to the steep valley sides. However, hopefully I will not get lost on the boat! Love J and ...
One Day More.
This is what we woke up singing and continued singing on the bus to school.
Knowing that we were doing no work today, we were excited to spend one last day with our students.
The first part of the morning was spent with a draw to give away all the resources that we have used over the last 3 weeks.
Then our classes joined together to watch "The Emperor's New Groove" which they thoroughly enjoyed.
After lunch, ...
Two more teaching days!
Today was our day where the teachers had to take what they've learned and apply it to their classrooms.
We modelled a literacy lesson in the morning, and they had the whole afternoon to develop their own lesson using our strategies and their textbook.
It went really well.
After school, we had an early dinner as we had to prepare for our gala celebration in the evening.
The real estate company that sponsors the ...
... cars, motor bikes, bicycles, then pedestrians (strollers do not offer protection or a guaranteed stop, in fact, I think they even sped up when they saw us). Crossing the street felt like a 2014 version of Atari Frogger!
When I wasn't focused on not getting hit by a car, I was able to really enjoy seeing how Chinese people in this area lived and worked. The smells coming from stores and homes were not always pleasant, but it felt real. This is what I love about traveling. ...
... of the trip.
At lunch time we will have completed exactly 7.5 days and will have only 7.5 to go.
Looking forward to it!
For any of you that don't know, this song is referenced heavily in "Walter Mitty" so I thought it was appropriate.
Also, I didn't take any pictures today, so here's one Alex took of my 5 mins ago.
Thanks for reading, Mom!
David Bowie- Space Oddity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcyuKUt ...