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... that this place doesn't get many tourists, they said 600,000 per year. Some of the destinations I have been to will get that many in a week, so by China standards, this is pretty poor. I found the infrastructure here to be lacking, and I would be able to tell them how to improve it. But they're not asking me, and probably don't have the money to do improve the public's access to the attractions anyway.
For me though, I didn't mind. ...
Will and I spent the day in Tianjin Fireign Language School with Bruce Cooper, the lovely Centre Principal. We delivered a workshop on Reading Strategies and Promoting Oral Communication in the afternoon, and then Bruce and Bill, the lovely English and History, took ...
... had them all written in Chinese. The hotel was very close. Good.
The next day I went to see the Diaolou. They were mostly build by successful overseas Chinese and incorporate architecture from China and the West. More basic diaolou were build in concrete with main propose to protect the villager form bandits. Here is a link to read more about it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaiping_Di aolou
There is 3 major diaolou clusters around Chikan. I went to ...
... private room, and he had obviously called ahead to order the food. On the table was a roast chicken and in the middle of the table was a large wok filled with water. Mr. Guan opened Belgium beer and we had many toasts of "gombai" and Happy New Year. We started with roast chicken, which tasted sort of smoked. Then the waitress came in, started a flame under the ...
... It felt oddly out of place in an orphanage, and it made Lili feel very nervous. Her caregiver, Mei Ayi, kept smiling at Lili and saying "Lili" then some things in Chinese. We asked some basic questions about the food, and Mr. Wu said that mainly, they give the kids rice, and that the government funding had improved greatly since Lili was there (so more food for the children, I surmised). More about the orphanage visit tomorrow. We are exhausted after a very full day. Ok, back ...