Celeste Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jiangmen
In the morning, Lisa asked me to wait for the other couchsurfers while she took her daughter to English class. Eventually, the French couple arrived and Lisa didn't end up going anyway.
Mary and Antoine were going to the Dragon Boat Races, so they brought me along. It was a really hot day, but it was definitely worth seeing. Lisa drove us in her car and she treated us to dim sum for lunch before ...
... but they somehow had figured out the rest!
At that point, I figured I had should probably change roles with them otherwise my boss might see there was no need for me to be there! Next time I want leave, I might suggest that the girls take the class. And man, they were great on discipline - we have monkey that climbs a tree when they are good, and they managed that perfectly too!
Re the flashcards - the vocab last night was food: ...
Will and I spent the day in Tianjin Fireign Language School with Bruce Cooper, the lovely Centre Principal. We delivered a workshop on Reading Strategies and Promoting Oral Communication in the afternoon, and then Bruce and Bill, the lovely English and History, took ...
... poverty. There will be many tear and broken hearts. I might not be used to this kind of life at first. It may bring discomfort. However, this trip allows me to go through a different life that I have never had, but many children in my country are going through. I will appreciate the life I now have and determine to work hard to fight for the children who are not as lucky as I am.
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It's Monday morning and we have now had a full-scale storm going for 24 hrs - lightning, thunder, rain, the works!
For the last 3 nights I have been woken in the night by thunder that sounds like its just overhead, and usually the thunder stops after a few minutes while the lightning keeps going. This morning, there was a huge clap of thunder just before 7 am, and its still rattling around the place.
As you know, the weekend is the busiest teaching time, so we ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services