TripAdvisor Reviews Miramar Hotel Guangzhou
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This evening's concert was most definitely the musical highlight of the tour. The Opera House as you will have seen in yesterday's post was beautiful and worthy of its significant reputation. The audiences here are clearly knowledgeable and responded in an unfailingly positive way to our programme.
The acoustic in the Opera House is the most live that the band has played in, so much so that we had to move out of ...
... that of New Zealand. It's great to be in the heart of a truly international mega-city.
This morning was a 6:00am checkout followed by breakfast and a short bus trip to the train station to board the Bullet Train for the 828km trip to Guangzhou. At just over 3 hours – it really is the ultimate way to travel. The trains used to run at a standard top speed of 350km/h but in 2011 this was reduced to 300km/h as the result of safety concerns on ...
... to be a day of prep for the coming classes, of which no advice was
given. We were, so to speak, left to sink or swim without warning a flood was on
its way. I of course am exaggerating the point, but I think my feelings came
Anyways, lucky for me, our first few classes were introductory
ones. Easier said than done, I spend much time on PowerPoint, only to have
whatever listeners I had cheer and scream to the pictures I added. The ...
Because this past week so much has taken place, I thought I'd make another post in similar fashion to my previous one.
Last Thursday, I along with all the other foreign teachers in Foshan, were invited by some big German companies to take part in some great social welcoming. This social was located in what I thought was the middle of the jungle just outside of the city. And in this tropical green labyrinth was a grand hotel with an equally ...
... our liaison, Jason, he is a native teacher who has helped guide us misfit foreigners these last few days. A sociable guy who’ll always ready for a good time.
My third roommate, Leon, is an Englishman who just might be the biggest man in China. Standing 6’3, and a well-built frame from his life hobby of rowing, walking with Leon gives me security in the middle of the night.
Other foreign teachers living in our apartment building include a couple ...