New Mainland Hotel
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... in the day. It was our first rainy day – we’ve had short downpours and thunder and lightning storms, but this was a steady rain well into the afternoon. And it complicates the life of a pedestrian. Firstly, the sidewalks which are the responsibility of the business owners, are different size tiles placed unevenly so the water wells up in the corners- wet feet. Apparently, the runoff system can’t handle much rain because at every corner there’s a ...
... multiple floors even with sign marked areas it takes a while to source the right vendors. I can't believe some of the prices. Some of these products would easily sell for hundreds of dollars back home! Barely scratching the surface the first day I decide this warrants another day.
After a cozy day in, I return to the fair, map in hand I'm determined to make my way through the exhibits. Have you ever ...
... noticing and missing the views with vivid colours – we are literally living in a fog (maybe mentally as well!). It’s not affected our health yet. Tim is cold-free at the moment and I’m getting over a chest cold – nasty cough that lingers on.
Since it’s cooling down in the evenings, I decided to try a Zumba class Wednesday night with Tisha, an amazing young teacher from San Diego (her 3rd year in China). ...
... as always, we headed out for food where we all
stuffed ourselves with delicious seafood and Chinese food. Some of the better
items worth noting were: clams, chopped pork ribs with nuts, and frog porridge.
On Tuesday of this week, I played a game of mini golf for
the first time in perhaps ten years. I played with the usual suspects from work
but also with the other foreigners who I’ve come to know from nights out ...
... language. We headed off south to Dagang, which is about 40min drive from school.
There were around 20 families expected, and the students ranged in age from 3 - 15 years.
My job was to read them a story as they arrived, and keep them occupied till everyone was there, then we went round the animal farm area together, gave them a resource gift, had lunch and came home! Not too strenuous....
Most of the students were very young, under 10 years I would guess, ...