Travel Blogs from Hengyang
... or rather my twist on it.
Chinese schools have a very bad habit of informing their foreign teachers about term dates, holidays and exam dates. In the middle school next door for example, the foreign teachers there had to produce a full exam with only a few days notice. As I hadn't assessed my students at all last term and anticipating that my school might do the same as their neighbors, I thought I would put myself one step ahead of the game just in ...
For my last adventure of the week, I decided to go to the Taoist mountain of "fire". There are five for all the earth's elements and the one in my province happens to be the one that is governed by a "fire keeper" guy.
I couldn't get out of bed early enough, so by the time I made it to Hengshan, I had to take the minibus up to the summit. Luckily there was ...
... admittedly did
NOT look forward to my last trip planned for this year in China- the last stop
I wanted to make in the Hunan, Dehang, with little precious SR 3 student
Sharon- her first big girl trip after Gao Kao!
Sooo I felt a bit bad as I very reluctantly went BUT must
admit I DO NOT REGRET IT! MAN O MAN is Dehang gorgeous!
The bus ride in alone is well worth the trip! It’s one of
the most beautiful places I’ve ...
... and concerned at first that she had left out some important detail in the lack of time and words she used… but apparently not!
What we learn every day in China!:…
1) SAVE IN 2 PLACES- such as saving my numbers from china-phone to also iPhone in case- in case happened
2) LEARN CHINESE- when would it not have helped me this year? And the style of communication is what is so pivotal along with the vocab ...
Back to Zhuji,
Apparently famous for pearls and socks!..Zhuji just so happens to be the producer of 95% of China's socks! (may sound silly but HEY THAT’S A LOT OF SOCKS!)
-and obvi some fancy socks, as I’ve never seen so many BMWs in my life as I saw driving around Zhuji (man will this be a different world next year ha!).
Zhejiang province is just under Shanghai for those unfamiliar, and is famous for being home t Hangzhou with ...
Other places to stay in Hengyang
Avenida Primera Calle 11 Y 15, San Jose | B&Bfrom $64
Lighthouse Reef, Belize Cayes | 2 star hotelfrom $35
Downtown, Hengyang | Hotelfrom $82
No.173 Zhurong Road, Nanyue District, Hengyang | Hotelfrom $27
Downtown, Hengyang | Hotelfrom $40
No.1 Dongfeng Zhi Road, Zhuhui District, Hengyang | Hotelfrom $27
Downtown, Hengyang | Hotelfrom $31