Shanshui Hotel

No.187 Jiaogong Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310012, China | Hotel
 

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Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... really friendly when I talk Chinese to them. I have just discovered that my best mate here Will, and his colleagues are being sent to another city for 3 months for a project, but I feel that I am fine, because to be honest I don't have time for any social life, and spend about 9 hours a day talking to teenagers, which I am surprisingly enjoying.

That is all for now, I am not sure when I will update next because honestly I am flat out.

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China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

I've been in China for almost three weeks now and it's been very interesting! Everything is completely foreign and difficult. Most of the restaurants have picture menus which really helps when trying to order food because then you can just point. However, you then have to guess what exactly is in each meal and what meat it is.
Crossing the street is a cross between Frogger and American Gladiators. There is no right of way between ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... other side of town which is good in some ways at least I will be immersed in the local culture. Fortunately I do happen to bump into the landlady frequently and she can sure talk the hind leg off a mule, even when I don't understand and am quite unresponsive. She is really nice though and is kind of treating me like a son always checking up on how I am doing, and I really appreciate that.

After I moved in I had to do a heap of shopping ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... rather vague, but they told me a few things I needed to do such as open a bank account and they would help me apply for a residence permit. I also filmed a 5 minute video about Fathers' Day for their website and they seemed pretty happy about it.

Opening the bank account wasn't so difficult as I imagined. One girl there could speak a bit of English so between the 2 of us utilising both languages we managed to get everything done ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... timetable. I have an ominous feeling that I am expected to start teaching the day after tomorrow with a fairly heavy timetable, but will not even think about that until tomorrow.

After having lunch, we did a bit of searching online for a place to live but after half an hour of not deciding on anything put it in the too hard basket and decided to book a few more days at the hotel. We thought it would be a take the bus to my company so that I ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Xihu District area of Hangzhou, is near West Lake (Xi Hu), Lingyin Temple, Yue Fei Mausoleum, and Hupao Spring.
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