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We left sunny Shanghai and travelled along the freeway for a few hours to reach the ancient historical capital of Hangzhou, one of 8 capitals in China's history and the home of our sister school, No14 Hangzhou Middle School.
We arrived and were invited to join the senior students celebrate International Day in the school Gym. The students ...
... walked around a very short distance along the lake, Robert was stopped a few times by curious Chinese wanting a photo with him. I wonder how many Chinese face book pages he ended up on?!!
Robert was a good sport all day as he was mothered by all the expat women on this tour. Luckily, one of the tour guides was a young man from China and Robert had the opportunity to talk to him about several cultural differences between our countries. All in all a fun and informative ...
... bribery, and bankruptcy as we wandered through the immense gardens and courtyards. Look for the miniseries coming soon!
A short boat ride through the town took us back to our hotel. Because Chinese New Year is fast approaching, a typical site outside many homes and businesses is fish, ducks, and other animals being dried in preparation for the New Year’s feast!
Our final stop was at a well-known Rice Wine Farm and factory. The owner conducted the tour himself ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... to leave the apartment and eat some Jouzet "dumplings" with a bottle of 2.5 percent "Snow" brand beer (2 dollars for twenty dumplings and a 600 ml beer aint bad). They like the weak stuff here beer-wise, it's ok. Just ok. Afterwards I went to the busiest supermarket "Wumei" that I've ever been to. There are literally 100 people entering the store and exiting every minute. Going there is often an unpleasant ordeal but I ...