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... or rather my twist on it.
Chinese schools have a very bad habit of informing their foreign teachers about term dates, holidays and exam dates. In the middle school next door for example, the foreign teachers there had to produce a full exam with only a few days notice. As I hadn't assessed my students at all last term and anticipating that my school might do the same as their neighbors, I thought I would put myself one step ahead of the game just in ...
... a risk. But if I were to book this and know "I am staying here for 3 days then going here for 2 days" it wont feel like an adventure but a packaged holiday and I don't want that. Yes I'm nervous, yes I have no idea what is up ahead but that will be half the fun and I am sure that by the time I sit down to write my next blog, I will have a mountain of stories to put in here (hopefully in a more organised fashion than this entry).
Wish me luck,
From Your Stupid Boy,
... good singer, but I tried my best and we had fun. The next day a few of us had lunch together then drove out to a cave. It was a great tourist site to visit because it was so hot outside but the cave was nice and cool. The path through the cave was a few kilometers long and took us about an hour to walk. The cave is full of colourful lights and signs giving names to various rock formations like “dragon gulping water for exercise”. Does it look like a dragon? ...
... were astonished.
We arrived to a jammed parking lot and got out. The entry fee was a modest 84元 (roughly 12 dollars); we paid and began the ascent. It was not all too hot but it certainly was humid, and given that we were constantly ascending steps, it turned into a bien sudao affair. There is a phrase in Chinese that refers to how people are always everywhere when they try to go on holiday. ...
... for non "hello" greetings (i.e. "hey", "evening", "what's up?", etc.) and
those of the very young and very old
The top of the mountain was covered with grass. Charlie and Cutty ate peanuts and bread and some other snacks. There were many people, but they found a place away from the people.
They went back to Pingxiang with a different driver. He did not make his own ...