New Century Hotel
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The end of the school year was always a slow death, however as a student you were forced to attend, and once the weather truly got hot in Minnesota you knew it was about time to get out of Dodge. Here at my current school in China, where the school year lasts until mid-July and they give random, chaotic "holidays" intermingled with 12-14 day work periods, the end of the school year as a teacher is pure hell. You have two extremes ...
... English, as they saved us some significant taxi trouble when we got off the bus by explaining to the driver where we wanted to go! The Huaqiau Business Hotel was basic but totally fine with a wifi and a good shower - a bargain at 98Y (£10)! Our plan was to eat well and so we decided to hop in a taxi to the nearby Sheraton hotel. Hailing a taxi was not happening for Tom and just as we were giving up a ...
Our classes at USTC have begun already and we are now in the new EPC on the East campus. It's nice being on the same campus where we live because it is a short walk to class, so it saves us some time from having to catch the bus over to the West campus, or brave the crowded roads riding my bike.
I started this semester out by getting tricked by the weather; last week the weather was up around 70 degrees F and beautiful, so I cleaned and ...
Just as I apologize for not having given an update for quite a while, I also apologize for putting all my updates together like this!
This update has pictures from Thanksgiving to the end of the semester. It's cold during this time, but not terribly cold yet, and no snow. It doesn't really get cold until about December. So there are a few pictures towards the end where it's actually cold outside in this entry.
Sorry it has been a long time since I've added an update.
We've been crazy busy at the end of the semester and haven't had a lot of photo-opportunities.
We wrapped up teaching in January and don't start again until mid February.
In this entry we have some pictures of winter around ...
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