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Travel Blogs from Changzhou
All the AQMs met at the Crown Plaza Hotel Wuxi on Friday 7th March for the second Dipont STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fair. The event started with a University Challenge quiz for the students, followed by a meal.
The following day we walked down to Tian Yi school (one of my centres), which is a beautiful centre on a lovely campus, for the presentations.
... providing an entertaining sideshow to the main event.
We had a long queue - fortunately most under cover to again hop on the trolleys (and our group of 40 needed 4 trolleys) to go to the Palace. I think we decided it should be more accurately be called a conference centre. The beautiful marble floors were protected by everyone having to wear shoe coverings - soft material boogie like things that you wore over your shoes. At the same time as ...
... construction of the Grand Canal in AD 609, Changzhou became a canal port and transshipment point for locally-grown grain, and has maintained these roles ever since. Famous for its floral exhibits in late September, there's an obvious tranquility to this city, and its inhabitants are far more relaxed and polite, especially towards foreigners, than in Beijing. Changzhou is an educational hub and is home to several universities, including Changzhou University, ...
... hoping for one day that a higher power will turn their fortune.
The Lingshan tourism area was again massively commercialized. It cost 150 Yuan to enter the tourist area. Once inside, you only have access to see the giant Buddha. It costs further 40 Yuan to visit Brahma Palace adjacent to the stature. Once inside the palace, why wouldn’t you stop for a deliciously healthy vegetarian buffet luncheon advocated by the Brahma Palace ...
After the closing ceremony we had lunch at school and then it was back to the hotel to finish packing.
It has been a great experience teaching English in China. This month flew by and of course I did not get through as much curriculum as I had hoped to, but I think the students had a great time. I am happy to be heading home.
Soon you soon!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility