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... Chinese students how to say "I don't eat meat and fish" to help me when ordering at the market, and they kindly taught me: "Wô bò chī ròu hé yú." We made plans with the Chinese students to go to the highest building in Nanjing this evening to enjoy the night view of the city. So after the Zhong making we went to quickly freshen up back at the hotel. When we got to the tower there was a sign "poor visibility" which is not unusual in ...
... a bit sore and we were ready for dinner! Back at campus we went to a large supermarket to explore and to get some water and snacks for between classes. Then we returned to the rooms briefly to check if there had been any email from Tom (our Edinburgh uni professor who organised the trip and who was coming to Nanjing tonight) however there were no plans to meet. We set off back to the night market and I got a sort of burrito as recommended by Henry (one of our Chinese hosts) ...
... We then joined some more of the others and tried to call the uni to find out what was happening. Eventually we discovered that the bus was stuck in traffic and would be there soon, which it was. However not everyone had arrived yet and it was a bit of a palaver to find the stragglers, in fact one we could not find so he has to make his own way! I think we were all a little unimpressed with how disorganised it was, especially as we had been led to believe that there would ...
... br> development journey and it is not over yet!
I have also stepped in and done some teaching in one of our schools in Nanjing. It is lovely to step back into the classroom sometimes as I do miss being with students.
Our students are fabulous on the whole. They are all from well off
families as they have to pay for their international education at our
centres (whereas it would be free in the main Chinese school). Our centres are all ...
... the photo of the map, the venue is large, but as it was such a hot day and everyone was melting, we only walked around half of it.
Our next stop was the Jiangning Imperial Silk Manufacturing Museum in town. I’d read that there was a Hans Christian Anderson’s costume exhibit on, and was keen to see it. This museum was very modern and impressive (and not yet seen by Caroline!). The grounds were beautiful as were the silks on display (clothes ...