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Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... international window for the world it is all pretty impressive. Old Suzhou really is old with amazing gardens and buildings. So, we are in The Lingering Garden and Mike needs the loo and I am to go ahead to the cafe. But, I can't find the cafe, get seriously lost until eventually I find an exit. I remember the instructions being if we get lost go back to the bus. Only problem is I have come out of ...
... to convey our concern to the front desk brought us a great deal of enjoyment.
We enjoyed our last dinner at the hotel in Kunshan (no dumplings though :( )
Our Chinese friends took us to a rock music club to celebrate our last night.
It was really empty when we got there at 7:30, but after about half an hour it was packed.
The band went on at 9:30 and the singer joked about never performing for this many foreigners.
Two more teaching days!
Today was our day where the teachers had to take what they've learned and apply it to their classrooms.
We modelled a literacy lesson in the morning, and they had the whole afternoon to develop their own lesson using our strategies and their textbook.
It went really well.
After school, we had an early dinner as we had to prepare for our gala celebration in the evening.
The real estate company that sponsors the ...
... displays I’ve ever seen in action, so naturally I was inclined to by a brand new silk shirt in the gift shop after.
After the Silk Museum, we grabbed a couple of tuk tuks and headed back to our hotel. The streets were a cacophony of noise and traffic that Sebastian slept through until the very end. We weaved around cars and pedestrians, through barricades, and somehow avoided what we thought was the inevitable blow from behind. Even though there’s no visible ...
... seen, and is quite up-market.) We both had pizzas; mine, a ridiculously small pizza for one, accompanied by a potato gratin dish which might have had all of half a potato in it - Lynds had a fit of the giggles at my paltry lunch, washed down with some Schadenfreude.We had a lazy second day, followed by a trip to the famous canals - more canals! - of Pingyang Road and the Suzhou city centre. This was one part of town where the Chinese have ...