Highton International Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... a little time for photographing the bridge and its lake, we entered the Yuyuan Gardens.
Apparently this peaceful oasis took longer to build than the Forbidden City, but it is much smaller. Unlike the Forbidden City, we were able to walk into most of the buildings and admire the intricate decorations. There are lots of rockeries and ponds full of colourful carp. An undulating section of wall is topped by ...
... Sarah let the dresses go and the old lady ran back into the shop with them. In the mean time the third dress was back and Sarah tried it on and it still wasn't right so she took it off and went out and said she didn't want it because it wasn't right. The old lady yelled at Sarah to try it on so she could see and clearly it still wasn't right. In the mean time we managed to talk the young girl into letting us have the two dresses and leave. We did so even though the ...
... We got a real feel for the weekend, and found where our stand and seats were, a great location.
Friday night we met up with another friend who’s also just moved from Beijing to Shanghai, Joel. We met at a popular drinking / eating area, at a pub called the Shanghai Brewery (yes, it seems that we were doing a brewery tour for the weekend!!). A pub full of ex pats, we had a few beers & some food, bumping into a guy we knew from Beijing in ...
... br> We did think briefly thought back to
our Uzbekistan and Kenya experiences, where we were both surrounded by
ever-dirty and dirt-eating children who were not dead, and who did not have horns coming out of their foreheads. That seemed like evidence enough to let the dirt thing go, at least in our bleary and jet-lagged states of mind.
There are other things we are quickly learning to let go of, of course, but that's a start!
... life felt so confused about a decision. I knew I wanted to come to China, I knew I wanted to teach, but had I jumped the gun and made a rash decision to live in a China for an entire year? I had never been this far away from home and everyone I cared about. I’m pretty sure Drew thought I was just joking, but in reality, I was utterly terrified at the idea I had made a mistake leaving my comfortable surroundings at home.
The next few hours ...