Changchun International Building Hotel
Travel Blogs from Changchun
Will and I spent the day in the Changchun centre with John Humphreys,
doing a lesson observation and then delivering a 'Reading Strategies'
professional development workshop at the end of the day. They are a
lovely staff up here - Greg, Jason, Simon, Brandon, Corinne, Michael,
Craig - and all got involved in the session.
... bag and Will bought a pink jacket and some T-shirts.
We came back to the Hotel and had a cup of tea and then wandered down the other road to a couple of parks, full of Chinese out singing and playing cards, and youngsters on bikes and blowing bubbles.
We walked down to the Shangri-La and had a cocktail. Came back to the hotel at 6.45pm for half an hour and then went over the road to our lovely restaurant again.
Our favourite little restaurant opposite the Noble Hotel in Changchun. The food in the north of China is very spicy and they make the most fantastic spicy chips! The staff are so friendly and it is always full of Chinese eating their meals. As we walked out the staff were preparing the ...
... where the car exploded a couple of weeks ago. We didn't visit Mao's mausoleum!
From Tiananmen Square, you walk through one of the ancient gates into The Forbidden City, from where the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties ruled for over 500 years. The hoi polloi were not allowed to enter...although we can now, as the buildings are mostly empty, the contents removed to various museums. The buildings are very beautiful, with ...
... of two months of studying, and ten chapters later my classmates and I have finished our summer program.
These last two months have been such a mix of emotions that I don't know that I can properly express all of them to you. There have been times when I've had an absolute blast and laughed and until my stomach ached. There have also been times where I was super stressed and frustrated and wanted nothing more than to sleep for a few days ...
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