New Pearl River Hotel
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... handsome. In Guangzhou I see some men and I think hey he looks kind of like Bruce Lee, in China that never happens. There is no resemblance. Cantonese is a very different language. Even counting to 10 is different enough I didn't have time to learn it properly. I feel I will end up back in this city again. Well it has one of the largest and busiest airports in China/Asia so that's not such a big thing to say.
... mango trees everywhere, not ripe yet though.
The sun was very overbearing this day. 2 of the 3 of us got some bad sunburns. I never even thought of it so I opened my shirt up because I was hot, and at the end of the day my entire chest was red, but not very painful. We unfortunately did not have time or energy for one of the bigger sites, even though we walked 3+ km to close to the entrance gate.
... where the shops were (If you could describe them as shops most of
them looked like dodgy apartments that had been converted into dingy shops) and
we soon found what appeared to be a super market (It was called Quality Good
Life Shopping) where everything was very strange and in Chinese. I settled for
some odd looking chicken crackers and gum which tasted better than expected… As
most other peoples flights ...
... completely soaked all of us. We hung out for a little while, even eventually made it to the Panda exhibit, but we could only catch a glimpse of one panda, which had decided to stay inside and out of the rain. That was a bit of a downer, but still a good trip.
We bused back to the hotel and had McDonald's for lunch. I can't speak for everyone, but personally I hope to have had my last McDonald's for quite awhile. We took a short nap this afternoon, ...
... hoped. We have made some great friends in this town. We have fallen in love with our respective classes of students, both of us having spent the year teaching K1 level kindergarten (ages 3-4). We have set up a comfortable little apartment in a beautiful area, where all our favourite restaurants are just over the road, the nearby park surrounds an enormous lake which is accessible within 5 minutes on our bikes, and our nearest neighbours include Daniel from New York, ...