Shangri-La Hotel Suzhou
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... garden is happy. (Me especially as I then discover the disabled loo is a western one! ) Travelling most of the day tomorrow by plane, train and boat. Shall be strange to be back briefly in Wuhan where I sweated over my medical missionary research in more ways than one! Suspect wifi will be tricky on the Yangzi, not least due to the steep valley sides. However, hopefully I will not get lost on the boat! Love J and ...
... out to be an English band, and a good one at that, so we enjoyed them.
The bar served good drinks and McDonald's food disguised as their own menu items (seriously).
We drank probably a bit too much considering we leave for Beijing at 7:15 tomorrow, but oh well.
Looking forward to tomorrow. but I will miss all my Chinese friends!
Thanks for reading, Mom!
Les Miserables- One Day More: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM3MzWY ...
... on the event and it was more impressive than we could have imagined.
They had an English band, lots of stuff to eat, and a beautiful venue.
Before the certificates were distributed, they had a beautiful sand painting demonstration.
It was a great night.
Our bus stopped at McDonalds on the way home to the hotel and we had an early night.
Looking forward to our last day tomorrow.
Two days until Beijing!
Thanks for reading, ...
Three more teaching days left!
My morning started off great, with the news that the Blue Jays had won again.
Maybe it's good luck for me to be in China...
Our morning consisted of our last theory lesson (yay) and the morning flew by as always when it is the third time around.
Lunch was semi cold again as always, but still pretty good.
After lunch we ...
... are extracted from the cocoons, with each single cocoon yielding roughly 1,500 meters of silk thread! How it is processed. And then how it is turned into the final product. It was a fascinating experience. I never knew about silk, how it was really created, and how to tell the difference between real silk and the imitation stuff. Hint: the real stuff is rougher when you rub it together and doesn’t leave any ash when burned. The whole tour was one of the greatest ...