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Similarly to naming Qingdao both the Switzerland and Riviera of China Suzhou is named the Venice of China. I think Suzhou deserves it's title a little more than Qingdao though. It's well pretty and has all sorts of fancy gardens you can visit, my favourite being 'The most Humble Administrator's Garden.' I took most of my photos in there. It even has a few canals to justify it's comparison to Venice. ...
... have toured the "government run" pearl store, jade store and now silk. The total per person cost of our trip was about equal to the round trip airfare from JFK to Beijing. That left almost an equal cost for hotels, entry fees, guide service, meals and in-country flights and transit. Who paid for it all?! Our guess is that it must be heavily subsidized by the government. Everyone on our tour bought things at some or all of these government stores. ...
I was supposed to be doing lesson observations, but they were cancelled, so I managed to spend the day with the Writhlington students and Rachel again.
We went out to a new school in the morning where the students taught some lessons. We then went to Tong Li (one of my favourite places in ...
I have been in my centre in Suzhou working this week, and realised that it was half term in the UK. I contacted Rachel and they were arriving in Suzhou on Wednesday. I booked into the same hotel, the JinJiang near the Amusement Park. I had arrived back from Matt's centre in the early afternoon and was just going out to get something to eat at Emerald City when I heard voices. As I walked into the foyer there were the Bath ...
... Some people from their school gave us little snacks, lollies or little gifts. I took some little pens and brooches to give out, and they loved them. Before we knew it it was time to leave and say goodbye to our homestay buddies, get onto the bus and go to our hotel. Here is a photo of my homestay ...