Travel Blogs from Kunshan
... write down (and I quote) "anything you may need for teaching".
After taking in the campus (which will be relocating a few minutes away to the Duke University Campus next year) we hoped the bus back to the hotel and spent time planning our lessons for the rest of the day. The nerves were getting to me for sure Sunday night but we got to bed early and tried to sleep!
I was up bright and early Monday morning ...
... lectures on Chinese culture, and traditional
Chinese medicine. I also find time to have foot massages; such a wonderful
thing, and have learned about different types of jade and what to look for when
buying jade. I have been on a tour to a millionaire’s private home and garden,
taken some yoga classes, and started a knitting project. In between, I go to
the gym often as well as swim, and I ...
... of awards and photos of dairies from the past. There was a lot of items from the Shanghai Dairy Union, antique milk bottles, a capping machine, and old milk cans. Going upstairs, we were greeted by a more interactive part of the museum.
There was a computer where you could follow a cow's digestive tract and see how they turn their feed into milk. You could step on a platform floor that lit up the square you were on, ...
... scanning in, different than the one in LA (my first and only other metro experience, in Dec 2013). Mark told me that the Chinese don't have personal space, like Americans, nor do they have courtesy like letting others out before you enter, so you really have to push your way through. Like a concert.
Our stop was under People's Square/Nanjing Lu. We walked up, and Alex and I just ...
... and do some people watching. Rosalind had tea, I had a Coke. Oh by the way, Rosalind spilled her cup of hot tea on my leg. Now it looked like I had peed my pants. The spot did try before we departed…I was glad.
The next and final stop was the Jade Buddha Temple. It was a very large area located right in the middle of a neighborhood. The temple was founded in 1882 with two large jade Buddha (sitting and reclining) statues, ...