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... features they had seen in the west. Today approximately 1,800 of these buildings are still standing. We visited the Fangshi Diaolou built in 1920 by members of the Fang Clan.
These were beautiful buildings built out in beautiful countryside. We were able to explore several of the buildings and wander around the museum area with photos of emigre Chinese. We were given lunch by our driver and ...
... come back and explore more on Saturday.
We then went to find an Indian Restaurant. Unfortunately the one the Westin Hotel Conciage recommended was closed for the Spring Festival, but we were directed to another one, Taste of India, which was excellent, wonderful samosas and succulent chicken korma and chicken tikka.
After we disembarked from the night train we checked into the Westin and then made our way to Yuexiu Hill to visit Sun Yat Sen Monument and the Ming Dynasty Zhenhai Tower (Guangzhou Museum).
We then caught a taxi to Shamien Island, a lovely restored area of Guangzhou, full of colonial buildings, wide avenues and street scene ...
... private schools. We’re into another reporting period (marks due Friday), we just finished the F&P Benchmark Assessments and doing writing assessments this week. Next week is Chinese Cultural Week so activities for Chinese New Year each day, then Pink Shirt Day and Book Week – Arg!
The good thing is that we are off for 10 days starting next Friday. The Chinese schools and universities closed last week for 3-4 weeks. Everybody tries ...
... the first time, off the grid.
The semester is at least at a close and work for us foreign teachers has come to a halt. All of our classes have been called off and it was up to us to keep ourselves busy. I’ve done my best getting ready for my upcoming trip, picking up mandarin, learning code, and prepping for life in Europe. All in attempts to break lethargy when it comes creeping up.
Others, unfortunately, have taken this ...