Gladden Hotel Shilong
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... interesting to look at, but I do wish they had some English translations to help me.
I wasn't sure if the elevator ride would have any view out, and discovered that yes, it did - I was last in, so was standing hard up against the doors for the 428 m ascent - pretty impressive, and actually quite nice that it wasn't ALL open the whole way.
After having a wander around, I headed into Lide hoping for brunch. Found myself a decent coffee shop as well ...
... I told them that would had as a soup in NZ, and could easily be the whole meal. It was rather large, and filling, but very good. Not sure why we don't have it as a hot drink, really - would be better for us than coffee?
They told me I need to go back and look around in the daytime - the universities are arranged in 3 circles, and you can hire a bike to go between them as the area is pretty big. Lots of parks, and a big lake in the middle, so I will have a look one day soon.
I have about 7 classes of Small Stars every week, ranging from the absolute beginners up. They are (usually!) a lot of fun, but sometimes they can be very irritating, as with any kids!
In 1 class we are doing a unit called 'Let's take a photo' and the lesson plan said to show them some photos. I didn't have my USB with family photos with me that day, so decided I would take pictures of the kids instead to reinforce the vocabulary.
As you will ...
... I will tell them stories, and I will play games with them. I will also tell them my experience in America. Like these children, I do not see my parents for a year or two, and I have to face the difficulties myself. I will tell them how I resolve the struggle alone. Through my experience, I want to tell them that they can find hope and future through studying and hardworking.
I grow up in a well-off family, thus I rarely experience ...
It's Monday morning and we have now had a full-scale storm going for 24 hrs - lightning, thunder, rain, the works!
For the last 3 nights I have been woken in the night by thunder that sounds like its just overhead, and usually the thunder stops after a few minutes while the lightning keeps going. This morning, there was a huge clap of thunder just before 7 am, and its still rattling around the place.
As you know, the weekend is the busiest teaching time, so we ...