Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... What a
great feeling that was. Then the screaming ensued. The caregiver stayed
for several minutes as Lorilee asked all the important questions
regarding routine and food. Poor Jaden could hear the sound of his
caregiver's voice but wasn't able to go to her. After we got all of our
questions answered we were able to have a tour of the orphanage. It was
really special to see the place Jaden has spent the first 20 months of
his life. We ...
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 ...
... were going to get 3 caddies at the start but I think a couple were just helping our one get the bags onto the trundler.
They have 27 holes at the course; A section, B & C. The C part is more difficult and holds the only par 6 (never seen that before!) hole. It is consequently less popular so that was the first 9 we played. Our second 9 was the B section I think … Although G had had to wait quite a bit for other slower golfers last ...
I caught the 0830 train from Nanjing South to Tianjin. I had bought a first class ticket but when I got on the train I was actually in the first business class carriage with a lovely big comfy seat. It was a beautiful day initially although got more polluted as we travelled further north.
I got to the Victoria Hotel about 1300. Will was already at the hotel as it is only a short journey from Beijing to Tianjin. We are here to deliver the reading ...
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