Jin Sha Hotel
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... in mind, we went during a Chinese holiday when the rest of the country had off. But, it was the kind of crowded that I had read about prior to coming to China. In Beijing I always say, "where are all the crowds of people that you hear about or see in the news?" Well...here they were! So, we took a public bus to the village and the best description I can give you for how we spent the day is...we shuffled our feet inch by inch through ...
... down my body. But I am actually glad because otherwise I would just die because of the heat.
I don't remember who said that Chinese would not sweat. They do the same as we do. But although they do not use deodorant they do not smell. Funny.
I heard someone saying to me that in Shanghai the sky is always yellow and one would never see blue sky. That is for sure not true. I have seen more days with clearly blue sky from the morning till the evening ...
At the hostel we met quite a few friendly people. Among them were two English guys, Ben and Robin, who work as English teachers an hour outside of Shanghai. They were on a week long party bonanza and kindly invited us and a few others on some of their adventures in the evenings.
One of the benefits of being a foreigner when going out in Shanghai is that sometimes you get to drink for free! ...
... I was in the mud room where kids take their shoes off, and I was greeted by a lot of parents, all of which weren't the parents of the students in my class, but they were nice and welcoming none the less. I made my way into the bounce room after a while, which is fulled with huge, soft blocks that the kids can stack and mess around on. There's a tiny "treehouse" and some rocking horses as well. I played around in there with some kids, talked ...
... lips in the last month is simply appalling.
Therefore, you can imagine my relief when a friend from work posted a picture of his gym. The gym is located on the seventh floor of a swanky shopping mall just minutes from my apartment. While it's a little awkward to be running on a treadmill and watching shopping Asians below, the gym is actually very nice. They have a pool (which is useless to those of us who are floating challenged), aerobic classes, weight lifting, ...
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