Palace International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jiangmen
... time we had come out from lunch, it was pouring, so the planned walk to a temple was put off. I thought I knew where some shopping markets were, but got it wrong (!) so we ended up spending a lot of time on the subway with no result. Ah well, that's part of the adventure too, I suppose..
On Sat morning we were all up early again and by 5:30 am I had put Carol & Don in a taxi for the airport. It was ...
In the morning, Lisa asked me to wait for the other couchsurfers while she took her daughter to English class. Eventually, the French couple arrived and Lisa didn't end up going anyway.
Mary and Antoine were going to the Dragon Boat Races, so they brought me along. It was a really hot day, but it was definitely worth seeing. Lisa drove us in her car and she treated us to dim sum for lunch before ...
... and girls.
Last night though, Shirley arrived really early, so when she said her name was Deborah, I went and sat in her chair, and said, Hello, teacher! That started her in a big way - when her friend Andrea came in, they both sat in chairs at the front, and arranged all the flashcards word side up (more on that later). As the rest of the class came in, I stayed in the student chair which they thought was funny. One boy accidentally said ni hau to ...
Will and I spent the day in Tianjin Fireign Language School with Bruce Cooper, the lovely Centre Principal. We delivered a workshop on Reading Strategies and Promoting Oral Communication in the afternoon, and then Bruce and Bill, the lovely English and History, took ...
... out. They would use the wooden pencil till the last inch because they do not want to waste any of it.
Volunteering there, I might encounter other volunteers there, and I would work with them to help these children. I would bring books and school supplies for these children. Because of the constant lack of parental care, the children fell insecure. I would stay with them for a month or two and take care of them like they are my younger sisters ...
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