Jinri Niuye Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... to meet our driver and guide by 6 to start
the 3 hour drive to Tianjin. We drove straight to the orphanage and
arrived just after 9AM where Jaden was staying and met with one of the
directors at the orphanage to start the process. A few papers signed and
the all important Notice of Travel was handed over and then we waited
what seemed like hours as they went to go get Jaden. His caregiver
brought him in and we got to hold our son for the ...
It was dinner time, during a break between my classes, and I was walking to a near-by restaurant to get some. And I passed a guy sitting near … 3 turtles. Two sere stranded upside down and one was walking a little but being encouraged back near the other two by the guy. Mmmm, interesting.
... didn't! Then the Ayi tells me there is no power.
I start to think about that for a minute - No lights, no computers, argh! It’s going to be a challenge of a day all right.
Then the Ayi tells me (this is all in Chinese. The Ayis can’t speak any English short of "Hello") that it is only on the first (ground) floor. The second & third floors are ok. Whew!
I start to head for ...
... her back to the trundler for a different club. Ok, putters and drivers (“woods”) aside that is. She had a little routine, perhaps all caddies do, that when the ball landed on the green she would mark it. Then she would carefully clean it and place it back, with an arrow on the top of the ball pointing exactly to the hole. She then, invariably, after crouching down and checking it from about a metre or so behind the ball, would adjust it ...
... now. I am so looking forward to the vacation. My plan for Bangkok are the nightlife things I missed out on last year as I was alone. So that includes Muay tai fights, night markets and other unmentionable sports that involve pingpong balls, but no net or table. Oh. Literally got told three times to turn my phone off... Stupid airplane rules. Tell me how the iPad on is different than the iPhone on in airplane mode? Once ...