Suzhou Central Hotel
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... back whilst someone else did all the work but in the end he really enjoyed it and now he has practical imperialist empathy for the rickshaw drivers rather than imagined. We had a boat trip on the Grand Canal and visited another Scholar's garden within which I stick like glue to Mike for obvious reasons! We have a chat with two sweet children who were fascinated by the strange foreign couple and everyone ...
... to convey our concern to the front desk brought us a great deal of enjoyment.
We enjoyed our last dinner at the hotel in Kunshan (no dumplings though :( )
Our Chinese friends took us to a rock music club to celebrate our last night.
It was really empty when we got there at 7:30, but after about half an hour it was packed.
The band went on at 9:30 and the singer joked about never performing for this many foreigners.
... on the event and it was more impressive than we could have imagined.
They had an English band, lots of stuff to eat, and a beautiful venue.
Before the certificates were distributed, they had a beautiful sand painting demonstration.
It was a great night.
Our bus stopped at McDonalds on the way home to the hotel and we had an early night.
Looking forward to our last day tomorrow.
Two days until Beijing!
Thanks for reading, ...
Three more teaching days left!
My morning started off great, with the news that the Blue Jays had won again.
Maybe it's good luck for me to be in China...
Our morning consisted of our last theory lesson (yay) and the morning flew by as always when it is the third time around.
Lunch was semi cold again as always, but still pretty good.
After lunch we ...
... traditional boat and began our slow paddle down the canal past illuminated bridges of ancient stone, traditional teahouses, sidewalk cafes filled with local diners eating street food, old ladies playing games, windows revealing some sort of Chinese concert packed with locals, and other images I have probably failed to catalog. It was magical.
We strolled our way down the rest of Ping Jiang, and at one point, I was stopped with Seb sitting in the stroller. He was making ...