Travel Blogs from Ningbo
... have placed me on an humanitarian visa, making it impossible to renew. I have subsequent found out that one of the management staff has a spouse working for the PSB. Now I have to go through the uncertainty of applying for a visa in Hong Kong and spending more of my own money on the off chance that I may or may not get a visa. These actions on Aston's part, are going to be the reason I am going to loose my current job and possibly force me to go back to South Africa to apply ...
... due to tax purposes and than changed to RMB as its a Chinese based company.
Finally I had a meeting with Mr Shen, the company partner in charge of the Hanzhou office to discuss my further relationship with the company and strategies for approaching Dutch clients.
I finished off the week by a trip to Shanghai right before my departure back home.
... time I
believe foreigners have mastered the art of Chinese picture taking. I am about as used to it as eating rice for
lunch (but in a good way). I still can’t get anyone to pay me money though. Along with Guanyin, we visited about a dozen
other buddhist temples and then noticed in the lonely planet tour book that
some of the temples serve vegetarian lunch and breakfast for 5-10 kuai (1-1.50
US dollars) which sounded so much better ...
... The acoustics were much better than the concert in Yuhuan, but it was difficult to play because it was freezing cold. Our soloist was not able to play one of the pieces because his fingers were too cold. Nevertheless, our audience was great. They loved to clap along with our songs and they cheered especially loud when our American singers sang in Chinese along with our Chinese singers. It was a really good concert.
... br> I'll see you when I get home and will keep you updated of course. Now, get on with running to estate in my abscence and ensuring the heirs and bears all behave.
All my love,
(Big White Hunter)
PS - this wil be my last email before coming home and I will not get a chance to read any ...