Jindi Kangnian Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shaoyang
... people there, they speak a kind of Turkic language (Wikipedia haha), as well as Mandarin, and I hear they're all strictly Muslims!
People warned me it’s dangerous there as some of the Uyghur people aren’t too fond of the Chinese Han population in the city (political stuff), although it’s not as bad as Tibet!! Foreigners there are ok I guess and it sounded like an interesting opportunity, so I said I would go. ...
So on the 2nd July I leave Chongqing, for what was supposed to be 3 weeks, to go to Shaoyang in Hunan Province, one of the smallest cities I've worked in (still pretty big), train 2 new foreign teachers and 'share my feelings’, as one of the company owners puts it, with the rest of the EDU department. I unfortunately have to catch a flight to Changsha with Emmy (2 hours on a plane with her will be awkward after what happened a few months ago in CQ), where ...
... beautiful and almost quaint if it weren't for all of the Chinese tourists, but one day visiting there was plenty to take in the canal scenery and the ethnic minority tourist displays.
The next day, we relaxingly moseyed our way out of Fenghuang and took a bus back to Jishou, our transportation hub for the vacation, where we got directly on another bus that took us to our next destination, Dehang. I had kind of just attached myself to Susan and ...
... would tower over the Chinese. In fact, I had expected the Chinese team to be local. The team was from Beijing and they were enormous. Taller than the Americans.
I don't know who won the match because I left before the end. Once the novelty wore off I realised how bored I was sat there watching a basketball game. Also, despite the cavernous proportions of the room, the air had filled with ...
... have 13 QQ friends). Not that I did much with my evenings before QQ came along.
Mostly, I talk to Mary. Without a doubt these are the most entertaining conversations for me. We usually talk about Chinese men that are 'chasing us’ and cruelly mock their efforts. (My current admirer is a fireworks salesman from another town. I met him in a bar ...
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