Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... Su Laoshi for teaching me bus stop! Mike relieved to find me safely with the bus but heartbroken that the ice cold Diet Coke he had managed to procure for me from the cafe I couldn't find had succumbed to the 36 degree heat. Have asked Mike not to lose me again! Government silk factor interesting but not as good as the rickshaw ride through the old streets. Mike a bit wary and feeling guilty ...
... our graduation ceremony.
It was really nice.
We showed our slideshow, gave out the certificates, and took lots of pictures.
We shared memories over watermelon and said goodbye for now.
We really have grown fond of our Chinese colleagues and are sad to bid them farewell.
We got a bus back to the hotel in the pouring rain and begun packing up our hotel rooms.
We were distracted by a mysterious alarm and ...
... on the event and it was more impressive than we could have imagined.
They had an English band, lots of stuff to eat, and a beautiful venue.
Before the certificates were distributed, they had a beautiful sand painting demonstration.
It was a great night.
Our bus stopped at McDonalds on the way home to the hotel and we had an early night.
Looking forward to our last day tomorrow.
Two days until Beijing!
Thanks for reading, ...
... culmination of our murder mystery.
They really seemed to enjoy it, although it wasn't so much a murder mystery as it was them just asking each other questions.
After school, we enjoyed a few Tsingtaos and a nice quiet dinner.
Our evening plans consisted of KTV for the third time.
We had a great time as always.
KTV and Tsingtao are the two things I ...
... bump and grind kind of place, and we eventually settled on a quick serve restaurant so we could begin touring. Two things: the more we sat there, the more the restaurant began to smell like wet dog, and two, all three kids started melting down. This leads to two questions. Were they really serving dog? Was there some kind of kid conspiracy against us?
The stress of arrival in Suzhou, after eating mostly vegetables, slowly faded away as we pushed strollers on a ...