Guoli Hotel

No.388 Tianmushan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310013, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $54.00
 

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Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... the girl who does the timetable was able to give me some materials and eventually I found another English teacher who could actually speak English and she explained that it was a couple of 1-on-1 lessons with a girl and her sister preparing for a skype interview to get into a high school in the USA. It was actually a very easy lesson, but these poor girls had been sent there by their mother to spend a week, day-in day-out practicing ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

I've been in China for almost three weeks now and it's been very interesting! Everything is completely foreign and difficult. Most of the restaurants have picture menus which really helps when trying to order food because then you can just point. However, you then have to guess what exactly is in each meal and what meat it is.
Crossing the street is a cross between Frogger and American Gladiators. There is no right of way between ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... other side of town which is good in some ways at least I will be immersed in the local culture. Fortunately I do happen to bump into the landlady frequently and she can sure talk the hind leg off a mule, even when I don't understand and am quite unresponsive. She is really nice though and is kind of treating me like a son always checking up on how I am doing, and I really appreciate that.

After I moved in I had to do a heap of shopping ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... it up. My next task was to find a place to live. It definitely turned out to be the most difficult thing so far. More on that later.

On Monday night I went to Will's company where he not only works, but also lives and sleeps in the office. He and his colleague who I will call Ian and I had met the day I arrived were in there. Ian was playing computer games which seems to be a regular thing for a lot of people in Hangzhou. It is ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... timetable. I have an ominous feeling that I am expected to start teaching the day after tomorrow with a fairly heavy timetable, but will not even think about that until tomorrow.

After having lunch, we did a bit of searching online for a place to live but after half an hour of not deciding on anything put it in the too hard basket and decided to book a few more days at the hotel. We thought it would be a take the bus to my company so that I ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Xihu District area of Hangzhou, is near Gu Shan (Solitary Hill), Ping Hu Qiu Yue Park, Fei Lai Feng, and Liuhe (Six Harmonies) Pagoda.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent