Grand Hotel Nanjing
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... legs! Next was Chinese language which was really good fun. Everyone was trying really hard and the teacher is great. In Chinese as well as the characters there's a language called Pinyin which is basically when they write it with English letters with accents, and it shows how to pronounce the word. However you don't pronounce just as you see so I kept writing my own phonetics beside the words to remind myself. Towards the end of the class Tom Bruce, the organiser ...
... 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 ...
... that I am flying up to Dalian during the week to prepare a
workshop on Differentiation with Paul which we will present at the
Induction Conference in August, and to watch the Graduation Ceremony and
play on Wilfred Owen's war poetry prepared by the fantastic larger than life English teacher, Gary! That will be fun!
So looking forward to coming home and hopefully seeing friends and family., but also looking forward to another fantastic year in my second ...
... murals). We were mesmerized by a circular room with a moving picture of a Chinese town displayed on the entire wall (see photos). Every element of the picture had movement (eg people cooking in tiny kitchens, selling wares on streets, arguing with neighbors etc). As we watched, the day turned into night, and seasons changed. I have never seen anything like it! Caroline and I could have stood and watched for hours.
We finished our adventure with dinner ...