Richwood Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dongguan
Ok, so it's about 23:00 and I am just getting to my room. The check point charlie was nice this evening. There were 3 others in front of me, I think they were Italian and they were having all kind of issues trying to get ...
... I was at the bread market, grabbing some breakfast for the week, I learned how to say hello so I could get the attention of a motor taxi but it comes in handy in so many other settings. Anyway a man and I made eye contact so I said Hello. "You speak Chinese?" "You speak English?" I replied. Now many people in my area speak English. Some are better than others, But there are English speakers. Now when you hear someone speaking ...
... I didn't even think we were going to have a meeting.
Well the the Headmaster has been very kind to me this week. He gave me a week to get acclimated as well as finish most of the paperwork required to obtain the resident permit. I have a week to plan for my "Introductory Lesson". I found out that I will be teaching 15 classes from 3-6th grade as well as my schedule. Not that I should go by it, because the moment that Adam started crossing my classes we ...
... Yep total chaos. The little ones were so curious too. This was the first time they had seen me, and they kept looking and giggling.
Every so often I would see Mr. Jiang coming up to the 4th floor bringing up more boxes and barking orders at people. You think I would be intimidated by a man hat is so hot headed but then he sees me, smiles gives a nod, and turns back to yelling at people. Honestly I spend more time amused around here than overwhelmed. ...
As soon as I saw my name, I felt a great sense of relief. I finally have someone else to help me carry my bags. My arms were starting to hurt. The young man who was holding the sign with my name was Mr. Zhou, or Adam, a fellow English teacher and my translator/lifesaver. Tall, a bit gangly, with and easy laid back attitude, he was perfect for me to have as a guide. He immediately grabbed the heavier suitcases (bless his soul), and we started towards ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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