Travel Blogs from Ningde
We set off early this morning for the fast train out of Fuzhou. Get this...the taxi stops in the middle of a three lane highway and everybody jump out! Meanwhile, cars, bikes, buses and motor scooters are racing by. Lucky us...Mr. Lu had bright red 'fishing' hats for all of us to wear. As if we weren't already the side show...now we were the main attraction! Andi 1 said, 'Everyone is staring at you because of your hair. It's ...
... like a labyrinth between houses. This is precisely what I wanted, Suzhou and many developed or tourist cities in China are becoming so sterile and bland in an effort to be attractive and clean that they've lost their character. However, this was fascinating to walk around the the location, a small seaside city surrounded by mountains, was certainly spectacular.
Indeed, one reason I'd chosen Ningde was a desire to see the sea. So ...
... many stair
that you climb to go "hiking." We went "hiking" along
streams and waterfalls. We met many friendly people. We finally made it to the
place we were looking for "Long Qiu temple." It is
located towards the top of the mountain. It was a very pretty area. You could
see all of Ningde from the area where the temple was. A nice lady at the temple
let us look around.. She also told us the history ...
Tomorrow I leave for Xiamen, Fujian, China. I have accepted a job to teach ESOL to local schools and to also teach foreign children (Americans/Canadians/Australians) also! I have signed up for a five month contract. I hope my experience in Xiamen will be as "amazing" as my one in ...
... myself privilege to live in a smaller city in China. I have gotten to experience so many things that others do not get to see, hear, smell, sing to, dance to, or live with. When I traveled to Hong Kong I thought it was a beautiful and big city, but, it was like other big cities I have seen. If anything Hong Kong reminds me of New York City, USA. Shenzhen was a smaller city then Hong Kong, but it still had many foreigner attractions... I would also ...
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