Scholars Hotel (Suzhou Yuanqu)
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... international window for the world it is all pretty impressive. Old Suzhou really is old with amazing gardens and buildings. So, we are in The Lingering Garden and Mike needs the loo and I am to go ahead to the cafe. But, I can't find the cafe, get seriously lost until eventually I find an exit. I remember the instructions being if we get lost go back to the bus. Only problem is I have come out of ...
One Day More.
This is what we woke up singing and continued singing on the bus to school.
Knowing that we were doing no work today, we were excited to spend one last day with our students.
The first part of the morning was spent with a draw to give away all the resources that we have used over the last 3 weeks.
Then our classes joined together to watch "The Emperor's New Groove" which they thoroughly enjoyed.
After lunch, ...
Two more teaching days!
Today was our day where the teachers had to take what they've learned and apply it to their classrooms.
We modelled a literacy lesson in the morning, and they had the whole afternoon to develop their own lesson using our strategies and their textbook.
It went really well.
After school, we had an early dinner as we had to prepare for our gala celebration in the evening.
The real estate company that sponsors the ...
... through Europe. This is very true, but I didn't have Seb to worry about then!
Since the ride took longer than expected, we quickly dropped our stuff and headed for lunch with the hopes of seeing the big attraction, the Humble Ambassador's Gardens, before it closed. Finding a place with recognizable food was not always easy in Shanghai, but at least JP and Carolina knew of the places to go there. Here, we were going blind and finding lunch was no easy feat. Pictures ...
Suzhou is a city under the administration of Jiangsu Province, in the east coastal area of China, with Shanghai to the east, Zhejiang Province to the south, Wuxi City to the west and the Yangtze River to the north. Suzhou was built in 514 BC by King Helu of Wu, who named it "The Great City of Helu". The city began to prosper during the Sui Dynasty as a result of the construction of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, and it ...