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... Chinese students how to say "I don't eat meat and fish" to help me when ordering at the market, and they kindly taught me: "Wô bò chī ròu hé yú." We made plans with the Chinese students to go to the highest building in Nanjing this evening to enjoy the night view of the city. So after the Zhong making we went to quickly freshen up back at the hotel. When we got to the tower there was a sign "poor visibility" which is not unusual in ...
... got out of bed. However they then set off at 11.05 and we missed them. Luckily though Aimee was just arriving back from breakfast and Ruaridh was ready to go for some too so off we went together, Aimee showing us to the canteen. We made a plan to go see the Nanjing City wall and set off for the metro, stopping to collect Hamza and our rain jackets as there was a light smir in the air. The metro was pretty simple, very cheap and nice and clean. I was very glad of my Triposo app which ...
... turned into an hour and a half! Giving us just enough time to pack and check out before 12. With a few hours until we needed to be back at the airport to join the group we headed out to walk the local streets, taking care to note our route. We passed through some pretty, traditional, narrow streets and saw lots of interesting things for sale. In general we were heading to a big pagoda which we had spotted out of the window at breakfast and it wasn't hard to find. What we ...
... have had
lovely CPs and centres this year - 3 Americans: Richard, Bruce and Matt
in Ningo, Tianjin and Suzhou; and 2 Brits: Paul in Dalian and David in
Zhanjiagang. We are having 3 new AQMs join the team in August (although
no-one new for English so I will be on my own!) so we have reallocated
the centres, but I am keeping Dalian and Zhangjiagang and am also taking
on Nanjing foreign Language School with another Brit, Leigh, as CP. I ...
... murals). We were mesmerized by a circular room with a moving picture of a Chinese town displayed on the entire wall (see photos). Every element of the picture had movement (eg people cooking in tiny kitchens, selling wares on streets, arguing with neighbors etc). As we watched, the day turned into night, and seasons changed. I have never seen anything like it! Caroline and I could have stood and watched for hours.
We finished our adventure with dinner ...