Jin Jiang Pine City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
Days 34 to 37 – Shanghai - Final week in China
With the beginning of another new week, Dr Zee and the
girls’ focus has now turned to the sudden arrival of their last week at GanQuan
Foreign Language School. There are mixed emotions amongst them all. But they
are determined to remain focused, and to savour these last few days.
Monday begins with the traditional flag raising ceremony,
followed by the regular morning outdoor ...
... nice people in our hostel, and 2 lads that live 3 roads away from us back home in tiny Heald Green! Portia made girly friends with her Chinese roomies- she was fascinated by them and vice versa. One thing we did note, loads more westerners/ foreigners in Shanghai. We went to a club ( an ex bomb bunker-random and never again) and there was only white people there. Definitely will return to Shanghai we needed longer. Its pricey but well worth ...
Semester two begins…
We had a teacher training day on Sunday, so all SHANE teachers on government contracts (both middle and primary schools) had to turn up to Head Office for 9am. Naturally this was not popular with us!! It was necessary however, because they've completely changed the whole syllabus, and have also given us new software to use instead of Powerpoint. Complaints aside though, it was lovely to see everyone together. I'd missed the ...
... some meat on a stick. It was tough to tell by looking at it if it was chicken or pork, but after eating it, I'm pretty sure it was pork. The place small strips on a wooden skewer then fry it up freshly in front of you (always a good thing) and afterwards dip it in a spicy sauce. It cost me 4 RMB (about $0.65) and was quite a tasty treat. I will most likely be sampling more of their goods.
On Friday night, Lindsey and I met up with all of ...
... in the Pudong District of Shanghai. This area is a little quieter, a little cleaner and frankly, quite lovely. Lots of the other centers are located in busy shopping malls or questionable locations but Century Park is located....wait for it....right next to Century Park. I haven't been able to explore the park just yet but apparently it's the largest park in Shanghai and absolutely beautiful. Even the walk from the metro to my center is quite pleasant with lots of ...
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