Shangyu International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shangyu
... the problem is, I would like to have the matter resolved and put this behind me. Today my new employer phoned to let me know that the release letter had arrived but they could not use it as is was more like a warning for people not to employ me as I was tardy, boring and spoke funny. I never had any complaints or reprimands from the school, so you can imagine my surprise when the letter arrived. Not only was the trip to Yinchuan costly but it has also proved to be futile ...
... whatever it is they are eating. Sweet, but not exactly hygienic.
The little kids get SO excited to see a foreigner. They have seen one before, but not often enough that it isn't still exciting, especially at the primary schools and kindergartens.
Everywhere I go, people tell me that I am beautiful (I am tall and pale). It is a rather odd thing to have random strangers tell you that you are beautiful ...
... were too big to bring back/too expensive. We were able to watch the lady work on a piece and ask her some questions. She wanted Lavana and me to come learn how to embroider with her.
Our next stop was down the street at Shen Garden. It is a beautiful garden with lilies and a few bridges. Hanging all around the garden are chimes with love poems and notes written on them. People wrote these because the famous love story of Lu You took place here. ...
... a small village that has been historically preserved to honor the Chinese writer Lu Xun. There are performances and characters ("A Q" is a favorite) from his novels strolling about the village. They seem quite ready to have their photos taken and also take a keen interest in heated "discussions" between customers and shopkeepers. Sometimes haggling goes a bit awry. There is also an attraction based on a the writings of a ...
... room I noticed that the plastic bag with my dirty clothes was missing and I was a bit worried that my famous gold shirt was thrown in the trash. I tracked down the maid and through pantimime showed her another bag, put some clothes in it, and demonstrated where it was and that now it's gone. She showed me a laundry form to let me know its at the cleaners, I showed her ...
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