Hong Sheng Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today was the first day of orientation and so it was just a lot of short speeches, Chinese language lessons and we went over lesson planning. The exciting part of the day was when we experienced a traditional Chinese style lunch, lazy susan and all! There were so many different foods to choose from and everything was pretty damn spicy, except for the sweet and sour fish.
I also meet a lot of really cool people who are participants from the ...
... had no choice.
Also, does anyone notice that we never speak to the women?? The women are not even allowed in the room or in our presence. This man spoke to us and said his home would be divided between his sons upon his death. His daughter is irrelevant. This is the old Chinese way but more often than not, all of the Chinese way. Our guide shared with us that most Chinese men "rule the roost" and tell their wives what to do and they mean nothing because that is ...
... a temple) which turned out to be much more interesting. We then had a hot pot lunch at a local restaurant, which was interesting. It entailed sitting in front of a boiling saucepan divided into two - one side was stock and the other side was spicy. You made up a dish of sauces and spices and then cooked (boiled) a variety of meats in the boiling stock/spice. It was very good tasting - two downsides - heaps of food ended up down your front (don't ask me why), and ...
... had no idea but it transpired that there is a range of “RAW" foods that can be selected that you can then chose to dunk in either of the bowls for cooking by yourself! We finally gave up and just managed to get the message across to our waitress that she should do the choosing for us. We don’t think she did any choosing she just got us the lot!
Plate after plate of different raw meats, fish, vegetables, mushrooms and stuff that defies description, that ...
... was the biggest factory I have ever seen, there were busses and lorries driving around, so you could get the perspective of just how big it was, enormous!! There were about 25 cargo ships all waiting on the sides of the river to be filled up as well. Kevin thought it might be a concrete factory, as the Chinese certainly need a lot of concrete due to all the building work going on - he was right, as a little later we passed one of the cargo boats full of the stuff! ...