New World Hotel

No.2525 Qingfangcheng Avenue, Keqiao Zhen, Shaoxing, Zhejiang, 312030, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shaoxing

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... to be. This actually caused me to miss a lesson... oh well, it has given me another story to tell. After I met Mr Zhao, who had organised me to be there (he also doesn't speak a word of English), he took me to the classroom and needless to say I was surprised when I walked in to the first class and there were 60 children. They looked to be about Year 7 so I naturally assumed their English level was low, considering I had met only 3 people in ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

... motorcycles, scooters, bikes, and pedestrians. The light just turns green and you go. Driving is insane, there might as well not be any lanes painted on the road. Driving here is kind of like a cat, "if it fits, it sits", so "if it fits, it goes"... and sometimes not even if it fits it still goes. But the taxis are pretty cheap which is good.
There are a ton of markets around here, so we went to the supermarket to get food to keep ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... like bed sheets, a kettle and other bits and pieces. It was quite a saga shopping for things that have no English labels and conversations with the staff would often at times end up with them trying not to laugh at my obviously poorly spoken Chinese. They are very patient though. I managed to get most things, except finding a bed sheet was proving difficult, as was a bath towel. The supermarkets seemed to have hundreds of hand towels, but no ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... to see people playing them on their phones while walking, eating, or on the bus. Ian is a funny, funny man. Everything he does is so passionate. He can't speak English, but will enthusiastically try to explain things to me in Chinese, of which I understand very little, enthusiastically play computer games, or get something to eat or drink, I do my best to try not to laugh, but he is a good guy I can tell that much. The whole scenario ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... we went and had some bbq street food with one of his colleagues who doesn't speak any English. It was nice actually, and gave me a chance to use the limited Chinese I have. I think we became friends and he said he would invite me to some gatherings with his friends next time. Ha! Now communication barriers aside, I look forward to crossing that bridge when it comes. Also nice was the fact that we could go to a street restaurant at 1am and sit down and ...

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This hotel is located in the Keqiao Textile City area of Shaoxing.
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