Richwood Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dongguan
... seeing some of the sights, and certainly the size, of the city.
Late morning we went for a wander to Zhongcunzhen, the little village across the road from me, and had a walk in the sunshine and warmth before getting lunch at a random restaurant. The young lad who might have been our waiter, stood and watched Carol & Don eat their meal - occasionally he would do something, like take the plate of ...
... years ago.
Even though it was dark when we arrived, you could see that it was cleaner than the normal city area, and there was hardly any traffic so everyone was walking on the roads. The air actually smelt fresher too!
We went to a food court area and I had told them that I was game to try pretty much anything, so they went off and got dinner.
The food was delicious, and the biggest surprise was the warm, purple drink - it was pureed kumera! They were a bit ...
I have about 7 classes of Small Stars every week, ranging from the absolute beginners up. They are (usually!) a lot of fun, but sometimes they can be very irritating, as with any kids!
In 1 class we are doing a unit called 'Let's take a photo' and the lesson plan said to show them some photos. I didn't have my USB with family photos with me that day, so decided I would take pictures of the kids instead to reinforce the vocabulary.
As you will ...
... poverty. There will be many tear and broken hearts. I might not be used to this kind of life at first. It may bring discomfort. However, this trip allows me to go through a different life that I have never had, but many children in my country are going through. I will appreciate the life I now have and determine to work hard to fight for the children who are not as lucky as I am.
[A place to contribute to (or give back to) a community]
... loud, chaotic, not well stocked, messy, and is run by a few people with a large amount of power and wealth who have little regard for the masses. I'll leave you to figure out which is which. As I mentioned, I'm in Shenzen today, a special economic zone just across the boarder from Hong Kong. It's one of the wealthiest cities in China, and it shows. If there's one thing you absolutely MUST do in Shenzhen, it's visit the Dafen ...
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