Travel Blogs from Foshan
... find that deepness soothing, and so will transition into sleep more easily. Wearing Down Another technique is called "wearing down". No, this doesn't mean playing with baby until he's so exhausted that he falls asleep on the floor! The idea is for you place your baby in a sling or carrier - "wear him", basically - and go about your regular household activities in the lead up to bedtime. This is particularly helpful if baby has been very active and is either too excited to ...
When I arrived in GZ last Nov, I was given an intro pack which included a 'Things to Do' section, and a visit to the Chen Family Temple / Chen Clan Academy / Chen Clan Ancestral Hall is at the top of the list. As I have now been here for 6 1/2 months, now seemed like a good time to go and have a look. And yes, it is known by various names
The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall was founded in 1888 and completed in 1893, ...
... now they rent it to upscale restaurateurs. If only this could happen naturally without the monopolistic undertones. But, it's because of the monopoly that it provides a genuine feeling of escape for the city-dweller in Foshan.
We didn't stay here after all, it was too busy. We went to a great Cantonese restaurant instead, which I liked better than the faux-western food on order in the village anyway. ...
... 40 cranes working on buildings higher than 40 stories. 86 buildings more than 490 feet tall, another 32 under construction. Canton Tower tops out at 1969 feet, not really a building, but the world’s 5th tallest free standing structure. The 13th tallest building is GZ’s International Finance Tower at 1440 ft., but soon to be shadowed by Chow Tai Fook Centre at 1740 ft., #5 when completed in ...
... super-cool (not!) heat reflecting umbrella with me from now on.
On the work front I had a pretty positive appraisal last week, and we get a new DOS (teachers boss) starting after Dragon boat festival next week, so am hoping that things will improve. We are still short of 3 foreign teachers, and everyone has really heavy workloads as a result. Apparently there will be a new intake of teachers next month, in time to help with summer school over Jul and Aug.
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services