Oriental Deluxe Hotel

No.288 Genshan West Road, Wulin District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310017, China | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... but just couldn't take it anymore.

One highlight has been making a new friend who is also a laowai (foreigner) that can speak confident Chinese. After having dinner together I suddenly feel a lot more empowered about my role, my job and the art of being a laowai in China. Basically it all comes down to confidence. I have to be boss of every situation, and should make demands and expect to get them met just because I am white and ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

... room. We went to the night market, but that was just a bunch of people like sardines among random tables of stuff, so we haven't gone back there. There is another market that is open during the day with a bunch of booths and things that we've been to a couple times that was pretty fun.
The weekend trips to Shanghai and Beijing were the best parts of the trip by far. Walking/hiking the Great Wall was an absolutely amazing experience.
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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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... having had that kind of experience in Malaysia I feel I can deal with it. I will start that in July.

I also met an English girl at Chinesetown and she was friendly and we exchanged details. She has been here 7 months, she said there is a group of them who hang out and that she would invite me to go out for drinks with them. That sounds great! I am looking forward to starting the classes and getting to know others who are living here.
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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 4 star hotel, located in the Jianggan District area of Hangzhou, is near West Lake (Xi Hu), Lingyin Temple, Yue Fei Mausoleum, and Hupao Spring.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent