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So this is the start of the tour to Shanghai, today we will be visiting the second largest body of land locked water in China and something else I forget. Pretty sweet hotel though.
Day 5 of 11: 29 November 2009 (Sunday)
Woke up very early for our tour in Hangzhou and Wuzhen.
0700: Had breakfast in the hotel.
0730: Assembled at the hotel lobby.
0740: Off to West Lake (Xihu).
0815: Arrival at West Lake for photo-taking.
0905: Took the bus to the other part of West Lake for …
After the bumpy flight from Sydney to ChangZhou, we landed to 35 degrees, humidity level, don't laugh - I have taken off my leggings and wearing my flats without sockets - fashion plus!!! Not so luxurious surroundings here - Qantas does not have a code share lounge. We are sitting in Yeasun Coffee House. With very expensive coffee and dodgy ...
... class was Geography, where the teacher went over all of the main festivals celebrated in China. Although the students enjoyed this, the real joy was having the opportunity to exchange thoughts and ideas with the Chinese students. Both groups were eager to get to know each other. That was definitely a highlight for me today. Despite the cultural and language differences, the students were willing to take a risk and try ...
Today we took taxis from our hotel to the Suzhou Institute of Science and Technology. To begin with we saw some student artwork. Shortly after, we meet in a conference room for a lecture on Feng Shui. Once our teacher completed hi lecture some Chinese students came to our room. We were each pared up with a student to help them ...
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