Travel Blogs from Yicheng
... I was required to teach, at the time, elementary school teachers how to teach English in their classroom. I had no idea what I was doing, and merely hoped I was getting away with it. One year later and the change within myself is more than apparent. In the year since I first came here, I have spent almost one academic year teaching Chinese middle school students how to speak English. Experience, they say, is the mother of wisdom, so I come here an older but wiser ...
... with her actions. By the end, we were all nodding that we understood, that the "Ah ha!" moment had happened and that there was no need for it to be translated. Lesley just said to us, "Oh so you understand Chinese now?" We all laughed really hard. It was really funny. Math isn't the only universal language...clay speaks too!
We all headed back to the hotel afterwards, damp from the pouring rain we had all day. The puddles ...
... and also saw the ;arge teapots of Master Jo - the only potter to ever make life-sized teapots that remain functional. They were absolutely phenomenal! Afterwards, we had lunch there, and shopped at a tool store where I got a bunch of neat, handmade ceramic tools, made from various materials. Then we went to visit "The Dragon Kiln" which is a long kiln on a hill that takes 5 days to fire with different firing teams. It ...
... Forrest with over 200 pagodas built over many dynasties where the most important monks were buried. People come to Shaolin Temple to enjoy the view of the mountains and outdoors, to visit the temple and to see real kung fu. The older students (not yet masters) put on a half hour show demonstrating the skills both mental and physical needed to practice the art. It was amazing to see the power of meditation watching the students break a ...
... temple and I took some pictures. After we came down from the temple we went on a raft ride. It was like a very bad Kennywood logjammer. The rafts were too small for the channel, so we would get stuck and we had to paddle on many parts of the ride. I was in one boat with a student and the three other students were in another boat. At one of the widest points on ...
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