Grand Metropark Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... Children are not allowed to go to school on bad pollution days. Coal burners are much of the culprit. Turning over to natural gas. Food safety is an issue. In 2008, formula for babies was compromised to make the formula smooth and easier to drink. This additive caused the death of at least 8 babies and sickened many more. Gap between wealthy and poor is getting bigger and bigger. Big cities - it is difficult to find ...
... Calcutta and Burma over the Himalayas and into Chongquing. The runway was on an island on the river here. General Stilwell surely lived in a, then, luxurious lifestyle. Through history military, politicians, heads of countries and royalty have always lived this way. The streets of squalor were and are right at their back door.
Chongquing is also known for their spicy Szechuan food and hotpots. The humidity here takes your breath ...
Early start for Nick (his English name came from being offered a selection of three by a friend - he chose the one he liked and only later discovered it was a shortened version of Nicholas) to get us to the airport for our flight to Chongqing. It was pouring when we arrived to be picked up by Lisa (her name was chosen because it sounds like her Chinese name). We were driven to a restaurant for lunch. It was very difficult to tell what Chongqing is ...
... high school graduates or currently in high school, making me feel extremely old. Oh well, at least I don't study 12 hours a day (by the way, how do these students go out until 12am just to wake up for a 12 hour school day?). There were some newbies at the bar, all very friendly people. Zhang Xu was running around, preparing for the party, setting the table ...
... their minds. For my first 3 classes or so, I really have to try and be dynamic, figuring out exactly what words will strike a cord, and what fat I can trim. Because 90 percent of my students can barely answer the question, "how has your day been", I seriously mean I have to figure out the exact words that they understand. Usually by the fourth or fifth class I seem to have it down reasonably well. I still have no idea what engages the 20 year old mind of a ...