Hong Lou Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hangzhou
... police for biking on the wrong path. After the lake, I decided I'd try and visit a tea village. What ensued was my first real travel mess up of the trip. I picked up a tourist bus, but either took it in the wrong direction or missed my stop, which I only realized when I got to the terminus. By the time I was heading in the right direction (possibly) stuff was closing...but I did get to see bamboo forest and fields of tea...from the ...
Took the fast train of 300kph to Hangzhou, west of Shanghai. A smaller city of nearly 9 million people with a much more laid back and friendly atmosphere. Pretty trees, a beautiful lake and everyone out walking with their kids as it is school ...
... I will usually try to mix it up with games and roleplays and introduce new vocabulary relevant to the topic of the day. I am an Oral English Teacher and they want the foreign teachers there to make the classes fun and speak native English. I am teaching them but I also learn from them as I love hearing the ideas and opinions of the young generation of Chinese and how they feel about life.
Benno and Kate came ...
... the teaching assistants piled onto the fast train that goes between Fuzhou and Shanghai (six hours---almost as fast as getting to the airport, going through security and waiting). The waiting rooms at the airport are massive and I am sure that each time I’m in one that all of China is traveling with me! And to get your heart pounding, you have just two minutes to board the train no matter how many ...
... to be. This actually caused me to miss a lesson... oh well, it has given me another story to tell. After I met Mr Zhao, who had organised me to be there (he also doesn't speak a word of English), he took me to the classroom and needless to say I was surprised when I walked in to the first class and there were 60 children. They looked to be about Year 7 so I naturally assumed their English level was low, considering I had met only 3 people in ...
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