Continental Grand (wu Zhou) Hotel
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... just in a fit of laughter, the kind with no noise, but with lots of tears. Partially tears of laughter and partially tears of stress. I thought I was going to be left out in the middle of China and no one would know that we were gone, forced to beg for food, live in the slums in the hills and mindlessly wander down dirty streets trying to find my way back to civilization, if we were to ever make it back alive.
Adventure is always out there,
... and then have time to study my Chinese with some of the teachers from about 415-530PM. At 530 the school serves us dinner and then I go home to do whatever it is I want.
The days are long, but obviously not very grueling work. I certainly cannot complain.
I get to spend time in a foreign country while getting paid to work with little kids all day. Not too shabby!
Adventure is out there,
We made all sorts of dishes for when a couple people came over that afternoon. We made salad, teriyaki potatoes, tomatoe and eggs, duck that was roasted and had a variety of spices on it, fish, cucumber salad and angel food cake for dessert :) eating out is cheap and convienent, but cooking at home feels comfy and I love it.
I FINALLY got my phone to upload pictures to my computer! whoop whoop! small victories ...
... happen, it’s the emotional side. China is not a democratically elected nation and they do not have freedom of the press here. That is a fundamental problem with most Americans and it scares people that a country with that sort of makeup is becoming as powerful as it is. Fear of this country without substantial evidence of a true threat is a waste of energy. It is true that maybe they don’t play fare all the time and could cause some problems with global economies ...
... students. Their school is keeping tabs on them with a strict curriculum and frequent assessments. John and I have essentially a free curriculum and absolutely no check-ups. They’re told to teach their students about cloning and media and other touchy subjects. John and I were told not to talk about touchy subjects. It was really interesting talking about all the differences between our students and our schools.
A few other differences between ...