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... s the same but for the senior
years… s very interesting to watch although they do it all day, starting from
early morning to 6 or 7 at night. One of the teachers asked if we did anything
like that in Australia… i laughed and said no. I can’t exactly picture any one at
our school doing it either.
Other than this we haven’t done this past few days… in
between “greeting” times we mainly just hang out in the apartment. ...
... English we all stood in the door way for about ten minutes with our translators out trying to figure out who this guy was. Wendy showed him the Chinese word for air conditioning in which he shook his head out… all the while he’s speaking rapid Chinese while holding up four fingers. We were all very confused. Eventually we worked out he was a teacher who lived on the fourth floor who just came up for a visit. Haha Our very little mandarin skills ...
The city is about an hour and a half by bus from where we
live but we were all desperate to get out and explore even with the heat. The bus ride itself was actually good, I slept
for most of it as usual so it went quickly… luckily we don’t have to worry
about when to get off because Weifang is the last stop haha and there is only
one bus (good old bus 68) that goes there.
Once we had ...
... were almost overrun with pumpkin/cucumber vines.
Eventually we popped out at the market street and both
Katrin and Christian were impressed by the amount of fresh produce being sold…
apparently despite living in the city of vegetables, raw veggies are hard to
come by. I didn’t buy anything but we all stopped and looked at everything along
the way. The mall is right next to the market so we finished off our tour
Today was the first day we had to ourselves since coming to Xiashan buuuttt it was a million and one degrees outside so none of us wanted to do anything. Also we haven't registered with the police (Shhhhh!) so we couldn’t go into the city….
Instead I got up a bit early and went to the shopping centre on my bike. The ride was really good even though its only like five minutes away by bike haha all the cars that drove ...