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... memorandum of understanding between our schools with Principal Rose. This is a formal ceremony where both principals sign an agreed understanding to continue our sister school relationship and exchange gifts.
Later in the afternoon after school had finished we met our host student and then it was off to spend the weekend with our host families.
... an expensive souvenir!
As we wound our way up a narrow, steep path, our guides described some of the history of tea culture and told stories of local folklore of which there are always many! One of them tells as follows: Longjing tea was granted the status of "Imperial tea", in Qing Dynasty by Chinese emperor Kangxi. According to the legend, Kangxi's grandson Qianlong visited West Lake during one of his famous holidays.
He went to the Hu Gong Temple under the ...
... Job Ever”.
The tour resumed inside where the pearls are sorted based on size and quality. Tables of young women would dump bowls of pearls onto their table and begin. I have never seen so many pearls! Beautiful!
After the pearls are sorted, they are brought to another table for drilling the holes so they can be strung. As most factory jobs, this is tedious work where the girls have to place the pearl into a hand levered machine, drill the hole and release ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... drop since Friday. My first experience with a Siberian cold front, I assume this is the first real cold front of the season.. Subsequent ones might not be so pleasant.
Funny how ****** the rest of the world is at the US for not going to the metric system. I know all the arguments, and I agree with them unless we are talking about the Temperature scale. Fahrenheit is a much more accurate scale than Celsius. Plus, it's German, ...