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... she joined
in the broken and sometimes confusing conversation it was nice. After a while
Katrin and I asked her if she would teach us some Chinese. Well this ended up
involving just about everyone haha every time I said a word I had a 100
different people correct me on my pronunciation and then try and help it was
lots of fun. When the time came for the girl to get off the train we said
goodbye exchanged we chats. Katrin also tried teaching me some German which ...
... than the previous day. We then walked to M&S!!! We wanted are favourite granola and guess what... They had it!!! So so expensive in there. Add £3/4 on to everything. It was in a very posh shopping area. We saw a few Mercedes with people being driven round by a driver. We then walked to the old area. Which I don't think is that old just made to look old. It's quite cool you get a lot of hassle though off street sellers. Selling watches, bags and ...
... and souvenirs. All we really wanted was a drink. We had to go to KFC because that was the only place that had english. :( It is really crowded, full of tourists. The architecture is nice but it does not look like the original.
Jade Buddha Temple
We went on Sunday morning so it was very crowded. There was a long queue to get in and while you are queueing up, there are beggars and disable people who want your money. It is ...
... the best part of the temple was seeing people worship. We ended up going up some stairs in the temple and found a Buddha statue. We were told that rubbing Buddha's tummy would bring us good luck for the whole year. We all rubbed his tummy!!! I think the year of the Dragon is going to be the best year of my life. I can feel it!!!
After we walked around the Jade Buddhist Temple, we decided to go to the Yuyuan Garden. This was definitely ...
... class has been moved to a building right outside the front door of my building saving me from a ~15 minute walk each way. The downside is that most of my friends still have class in the original building, so I ended up walking to meet up with them for lunch. We had a new teacher for the second half of the day because of some shifts and splits in classes and she seems really nice. Every week we have two half hour "one on one" sessions with ...