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... of Shanghai. The initial information I got from my agent was that it was a new school and very few children. It is located in a town across the river from Shanghai with loads of mountains around for hiking. Fruit and veg are grown all around the area and it's a marvelous spot to go strawberry picking with the little tykes. It's close to the beach and great for a day trip. Excuse me as I cough "********" into my bunched up fist. The only mountain I saw was a manmade Rock in ...
... due to tax purposes and than changed to RMB as its a Chinese based company.
Finally I had a meeting with Mr Shen, the company partner in charge of the Hanzhou office to discuss my further relationship with the company and strategies for approaching Dutch clients.
I finished off the week by a trip to Shanghai right before my departure back home.
... where we
were going, what we were doing, etc. True Chinese nowism. The next morning my
friends Khasi, Andy, Kane, Cait and Niel showed up for lunch and it turns out
when Mr. Chen said lunch, he meant he would take us to a nice banquet where he
ordered soup, several veggie dishes, tofu, meat and a little bit of everything.
When the first soup came, I asked if it was vegetarian. Mr. Chen said yes, but
i noticed the chunks of meat ...
... including the 33m tall Guanyin statue). We could also see the ocean, but it was not a very clear day so you could not see very far.
After seeing Mount Putuo, we headed on to Zhoushan and the Luting Grand Hotel. Concert number three followed shortly. It was not as cold as in Ningbo, but the audience was also not as engaged.
We left Yuhuan on Tuesday morning and began the 4 hour drive to Ningbo (宁波), arriving in the early afternoon at the Lao Huai Shu Hotel. We had lunch when we arrived and then we were given a bit of free time before we had to report for the concert. I took the opportunity to get out of the hotel and went for a walk along the Yuyao river (余姚江).
Our second concert was at the Ningbo ...