Grand Oriental Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... bits and loading them onto the carts behind their bicycles. Then more people were sorting through the rubble, but all seemed to be working independently and hauling away what they wanted. Now, someone has sorted the remaining garbage into piles and still individuals are hauling it away. At home we’d just bring in the front-end loader and a couple of trucks and be done with it.
There are a few ex-pats in our ...
... jump a bit and you think they're honking at you. Also apparently there is no highway code in China. This basically means there are no rules on the road... cars go through red lights, they drive on the wrong side of the road (bikes do too, it's seriously annoying), they park in the most random and inconvenient places... like the middle of the road. Crazy China. I love having a bike though, it's so convenient and also useful for exploring.
Week 2 at Dao Ming ...
... I'm in a new country. It's nice to get to know all the other foreigners who live here of course, and to hear their experiences, but I can go to a bar anywhere in the world, so I'm not too bothered. Nice, chilled night though.
On Sunday a few of us headed into Dongguan, just to have a look. It involved getting on more crowded buses and having to hang on tight whilst the bus bumped around, which after a late night and lack of a lie-in (lie-ins just ...
... and the thing I love most is that along all the hallways and the stairs are inspirational quotes in both Chinese and English... things like 'Do everything in love'. It's really sweet and I love reading them as I walk to my classes, there are so many that I can see new ones every day. Also our school is 5 minutes walk from our apartment which is wonderful, and they have piano practise rooms which I'm excited to make use of.
We were shown to our office which ...
... mom came to school Monday and was obviously emotionally upset. She left that afternoon, sent a “cryptic” email to the principal and hasn’t been seen since. Tim doubled up his IE class to cover hers (still just 14 kids) for the rest of the week. The word (unconfirmed) yesterday was that the family has left the county and a new person has been hired to fill her place.
No new excursions or trips for us lately. Last Saturday we ...