Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Oriental Shanghai
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... the most weird thing they have ever seen!
It might be for our cameras, or for our european aspect, we can't say why but it was fun and weird at the same time and it make you feel... weird! People also pointed at us and smiled or even laugh :D
What we learnt:
- If you are vegetarian, bring always with you a sentence written in chinese saying you are vegetarian and you eat JUST vegetable!
- On the streets it is a ...
... tarnished by Sharon losing her phone. Despite no one being around at the time and quickly returning to the area where it happened, someone decided they'd keep it for themselves rather than hand it in. There's a lot of a**holes out there. New phone for Sharon so! The next day, we explored the Pudong district, The Bund and got up to the highest observation deck in the world, atop the Shanghai World Financial Centre. All of these areas provide the typical views ...
smile or wave (especially younger children), and one man went as far as asking
me and Tyler for a picture with him.
Living on campus is almost like
stepping back in time. Everyone rides bikes, and most buildings are run down,
or are outdated. The hot water heater next to the shower takes about a half
hour to an hour to heat up, so preparation can be key. A pair of gentleman from
Ohio State live across the hall, ...
... a chorus of ‘Good morning!’ ALL in time with each other, sitting straight up with hands folded on the table and smiling faces! I was like WHAAAAAT?! Anyway, that lesson the projector didn’t work so I did the lesson without the powerpoint which suited me fine. That class was really responsive and active, and my lesson went well. One girl said ‘teacher, you have a lovely smile’ as I was giving out paper, and then when the lesson was over she came up to the desk ...
... it was just nice to have them dig some dirt, inspect the seeds, and plant something.
On Friday, we went to the swimming pool, and I impressed everyone with my mediocre swimming skills. None of the Chinese teachers know how to swim, and if they do, it's extremely minimal. More like a simple attempt to stay above water. I got my workout that day by actually having previous swimming training with swim team and all of that however many years ago. I ...