Sheraton Tianjin Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
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The comment: Why do these guys do this? OK, that was another question but here comes the comment. I suspect they only do it for foreigners. OK, the difference of Y30-40 is only about $NZ8 but it is the principle. He had decided I was an easy ‘mark’ (he was right) and he’d give it a shot. I now don’t want to buy from there again. Ok, perhaps I will but I’ll be more ...
... Of the body of about 300 people at this church, give or take, there are a good amount of Africans that attend and about 10 more that showed up today. Apparently, I'm the only black person there that isn't from Africa, so when it came my turn, the introduction situation was quite comical for me and Phil. All in all, it's comforting to know that somewhere in the city, there is group of people I can worship with, and just get some general support and advice when I need it.
... class, answer some of the grammar questions she asks. Unfortunately I get into the smaller tutorial classes and understand almost nothing. I would have thought that it should have been the total opposite. Small classes for focussed learning, where you can ask questions and use what your learning. NOPE, the younger teachers are pretty ****, all but one so far. After doing my teaching course in Shanghai I learnt that asking someone if they "understand" ...
I want to shift 100,000,000 tons of goods easily. How can I do that? I know, I'll build a canal. How long a canal? Oh, about 1,700 kms. That sound OK? And when shall we start this large project? Oh, how about in 486 BC? And along the way, let's invent a 'pound lock’ to enable the ships to travel up elevations as well as down. Ok, let’s get started …
And so ...
... br> I find their struggle to decide which emotion to display very entertaining to
watch. Experiencing the same thing in Beijing last year has definitely prepared
me for this trip, although it doesn’t make it any easier. I can’t blame people
for being curious, so the stares are just something I’m going to have to get
used to. A lot of people have asked about me and Ashley’s hair (she has twists)
but neither of us speak enough Chinese to explain ...
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