Shang Jiu Wan Hotel
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This evening's concert was most definitely the musical highlight of the tour. The Opera House as you will have seen in yesterday's post was beautiful and worthy of its significant reputation. The audiences here are clearly knowledgeable and responded in an unfailingly positive way to our programme.
The acoustic in the Opera House is the most live that the band has played in, so much so that we had to move out of ...
... a concert this evening in one of the Opera House studio theatres. The band were in the audience and it was fantastic to see them perform from in front rather than from behind! Their programme was a fabulous mix of performance, audience interaction and demonstrations of Maori Culture. (See photos).
In the photos you will see a picture of an angry taxi driver. On 10 occasions today groups of us have been refused rides in cabs back to our hotel ...
... my most difficult only because these kids really haven’t any
background to the language and I’m tasked to teach them from the ground up.
Where on the flip side, it looks as though most of the class will be dedicated
to games. Easy peasy.
As far as Grade 6 English, on one hand, the kids are able to
pick up things much quicker. Howbeit, the drawback with wit is that it comes
some cheekiness. Granted, most of the kids are able and ...
... is so different. I’ll start by saying American Chinese food is a far cry from real Chinese food. I’ll also go on record on how blessed I am that the food here in the south is mostly sea food and mild, whilst up north, describing the food as extremely spicy would be an understatement. The one occasion I did try some northern food, I thought I burned my kidneys to ash.
More on the southern food, I am surprised how much vegetables people eat here. I feel ...
... school is but 5 minutes away. Continuing down the road, after weaving through its alleys, there exists an enormous flee market. Endless supplies of counter-fit goods one can only imagine: clothes, watches, shoes, food, etc., etc. All in the shabbiest of conditions. My favorite, however, would have to be the food section, particularly the meat isle. There, my eyes remain wide as one can buy live: chickens, frogs, snails, shrimp, fish, water snakes, and who knows what else. The respective ...