Shanghai Grace Land International Hotel
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... to point out the differences and significance in subdued ways. It dawned to me that in this bureaucratic society everyone was looking for a title! There was a frenzy urge in this country to get diplomas and certificates of all kinds, as one's package for recognition. Insatiate need for name-brand luxurious goods was another. Newly riches couldn't wait to let people see their "success". They must be seeing some aristocratic aura above, but missing the true wonder of life ...
... panda into the lion enclosure and then think it was hysterically funny. We went on the big wheel which was a bit ricketty and completely rusted - quite scary as we were swinging from the top! Well, that was our second and last visit to a Chinese Zoo. Looking forward to seeing real pandas in the sanctuary in Chengdu this year! We then met Mary Margaret at Cononut Paradise, a Thai restaurant set in beautiful gardens. The food was OK but I have had better Thai ...
... while I help her with her English work. I am having a great time here in shanghai. Actually, I have enjoyed this whole trip!! It is amazing here in China! Ellie - My last three weeks have been amazing with what we have done. From the cultural learning in Beijing, to the historical learning in Xi'an and finally learning about day to day life in Shanghai, this experience is amazing, and I hope it will continue its surprises in the second half of this ...
... get a job. In her suitcase and one backpack, she had all she needed to do so. I felt spoiled when I realized that I had three times as much in my suitcase, and I was only going to be gone three weeks. Another observation: in the US young people look for jobs, interview, get hired, then move to the new location. In China, young people move to the new location and look for a job. Then they often work for months as an intern without wages and hope to be offered a job. It is ...
... and wish I could convey the warmth and kindness that she does. The heat is on at Leslie's and it is wonderful. I'm too tired to tackle laundry as Leslie suggests.
In the morning, Leslie if off for work at 7 am and we rise more slowly. We are jarred awake at 9 by fireworks blasting right outside Leslie's bedroom window - a wedding we later learn. I do laundry and we eat, and then depart at 11am to head to school. I'm armed with Leslie's business card, but fortunately a ...