Yin Yuan Hotel
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... to come and pray! There are several buildings, monks here and there in their simple brown outfits, lots of Buddhas, and beautiful gardens! There are Cyprus trees everywhere and many huge old magnolia trees in full bloom. The place smelled just wonderful and just filled you with a sense of peace. A great way to start our day! Good to be at peace . . . :-)
Then, we had over an hour drive to get ourselves to the ...
... to Yuyao. It cost only 22 kuai each, which is approximately 4.50$, and the train ride took only 25 minutes to get there. Barry came to pick us up at the train station and then we went to his house to meet his family. His parents are a very humble Chinese couple who have a large house by Chinese standards, and are really interesting to talk to. We had to speak to them in Chinese, because they don't speak very much English.
While we were there, we ...
... day, really warm and sunny.
We got back and had a lovely evening with Silvie at home as she had cooked a lovely Morroccan curry and couscous.
Very relaxing weekend!
We are both in Ningbo for the rest of the week visiting all three of our centres.
Will and I got the 11am train from Nanjing to come down to Ningbo to stay with Silvie, the CP of Ningbo Xiaoshi IB School. We spent a lovely afternoon having lunch at Pizza Pino by the river, and then walking along the river to have a cocktail at the Marriott Hotel.
In the evening we went to a restaurant and wine bar to meet up with Aly and Zephyr (Silvie's lovely art and English ...
... life in Ningbo.
The following Monday, I got my course schedule set up with the school I'm attending, which is located in the downtown area of Ningbo. There are many parks and markets to be seen around Tianyi Square and I still haven't seen it all. I have one on one classes everyday for three hours, in which I chat a lot with the teacher and improve my listening and speaking, but also study from the book the school provided.
I later met one of ...