Jinlong Bay Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... time. It also means that you read these comments and it affects your feeling towards that vendor, if I could identify him, that market & Chinese people in general. Many western people don’t trust Chinese people in business dealings, partially due to the different ways of doing things and also because Chinese people seem to be very focussed on now and not so much about tomorrow. Make a buck (or yuan, the ...
... Of the body of about 300 people at this church, give or take, there are a good amount of Africans that attend and about 10 more that showed up today. Apparently, I'm the only black person there that isn't from Africa, so when it came my turn, the introduction situation was quite comical for me and Phil. All in all, it's comforting to know that somewhere in the city, there is group of people I can worship with, and just get some general support and advice when I need it.
... get them to send it away to get fixed.
I just realised I photos on my iphone. they are here now.
Another piece of advice for learning Chinese, start listening to Chinese ASAP, Chinese Pod, Pimsler and Popup Chinese, also get Pleco the full version $36 for ipad. It has 'optical character recognition' meaning I take a photo of my notes and it changes it to a document where if I want the meaning of a particular word I tap on the word ...
... made the "longest canal or artificial river in the world", the Grand Canal (京杭大运 7;), also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. And although parts of it have disappeared, sections are still seriously in use today and some projects have been started to increase its usefulness.
You can read an article about it at ...
... someone to approach me.
There’s so much I want to explore
and I feel like I have so little time to do it in. Five months is going to go
by way too quickly, so I have to make the most of it while I’m here. My next
goal is to figure out this bus system, since I have already mastered crossing
streets and taking taxis, and branch out to the further edges of the city. I’ll
keep you all posted about those adventures as well. Until next time!