Hyatt Regency Hangzhou
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... when I'm prepared but due to lack of time for preparation I often have half prepared lessons and sometimes getting the kids to talk is like drawing blood out of a stone. My ability to work off the cuff has certainly improved and I am able to reuse a lot of the material in many of the classes.
A few other very interesting things have happened, but I cannot write them here at this moment. Overall, I am enjoying my life here, ...
I've been in China for almost three weeks now and it's been very interesting! Everything is completely foreign and difficult. Most of the restaurants have picture menus which really helps when trying to order food because then you can just point. However, you then have to guess what exactly is in each meal and what meat it is.
Crossing the street is a cross between Frogger and American Gladiators. There is no right of way between ...
... money after all I have been spending. I'm looking forward to starting actually, because walking the streets by myself each day gets a little boring after a while.
Another exciting thing that happened was I made a new friend today. A mutual friend put me onto a girl from my uni in Melbourne who has also just moved here this week. She is Chinese and speaks perfect Aussie English. I met up with her today and it was so nice being able to ...
... it up. My next task was to find a place to live. It definitely turned out to be the most difficult thing so far. More on that later.
On Monday night I went to Will's company where he not only works, but also lives and sleeps in the office. He and his colleague who I will call Ian and I had met the day I arrived were in there. Ian was playing computer games which seems to be a regular thing for a lot of people in Hangzhou. It is ...
... we were more inclined toward people watching. May and June are months for weddings and about 3-4 weeks prior to the wedding the soon to be happy couple are posing in wedding garb in park settings for their wedding portrait. It's a scene like no other. For some, there is an entourage and for others just mother and photographer. We had a hoot watching this all unfold. Biking back to the hotel demanded a different route, we just couldn't dart our ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHyatt Regency Hangzhou
We were very pleased with the service at this hotel. We stayed only one night, but it's views made an impression on us. We would definitely choose to stay here again.
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