Qianyuan International Business Hotel
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... not that big," according to a Chinese girl). I'm not quite sure what to make of it. Basically, the Chinese co-organizers though it was fantastic. I am more skeptical. First of all, we were told we' d be teaching undergrads but my students ended up being grad students. It's kind of unorganized. Also, while the fellows are clearly intelligent, they have no training in pedagogy, reaffirming my belief that teaching is hard and not anyone can do it without learning how. You have ...
... was having a good time. Tonight we are on the train overnight to Xian. So now I am just in a cafe in a comfy chair having an iced tea. Maybe I will order some dumplings. Looking out the windows at rickshaws going by, dusty pink cars , grandpas with baby carriages ,blowing cottonwood branches and a guy kissing his girlfriend goodbye on top of her face ...
... by a lovely park that includes a rose garden. We had a bit of a nightmare transport day, as we did manage to catch the bus back, but missed our stop, so it took an extra hour to get back. That night, we treated ourselves to the world-famous Beijing duck. It is served with the usual duck pancakes and plum sauce. They give you 3 plates of duck, the crispy skin, the breast and the juicy brown meat. They also gave us some melon and sugar to have with it, which we weren't quite sure about. ...
Yikes, yet again I failed to get a good nights sleep, if this carries on this blog will turn into a suggestive script for the next series of 'The Walking Dead'. Last night Dan managed to yet again help himself to many of the Hostel beverages, though at 50p for a 600ml bottle of Tsingtao beer, I can’t blame him; only my continuing man flu held me back! As such, when I woke from my few hours of fitful sleep I decide that it was stupid to sit in bed, quietly ...
... We went to an area where private transportation had been arranged. I had reserved (through the hotel) a Mercedes S350 to pick up my chick. The bags were loaded and we were off. The humidity by now is beating me down!!! It took 45 minutes to get to the hotel. Once we arrived, we checked in and finally got to bed about 0200.
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