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Well it's been a long hasn't it? I think at least five months, winter has been an gone and I experienced the shortest spring ever, maybe it lasted a week and then it was full on summer here, just hot, hot, hot. I think it got to around 30/32 degrees, everyone tells me it was much hotter last year, so, that means we are supposedly in for an even colder winter (the funny thing is that most of the foreign teachers here are looking forward to ...
... 37221;饼（subing) a nice flaky pastry with a sweet paste inside.
To be honest I can't even remember all of the names of the snacks, there is a plethora of them, sure there are more to come. I have also discovered 慢头 (mantou),Chinese boiled bread delicious warm with peanut butter and jam.
Anyway, I went to one of the parks the other day with one of the other foreign teachers, he has lived here a long time and ...
... They told me that they had been on the train for two days! They were travelling from Chongqing, one of China's biggest cities to Changchun, they had not even booked a sleeper train! Once we arrived at Changchun the train was going onto Harbin, which is in Heilongjiang Province, which is maybe at least four hours away. The Chinese seem to be used to doing long journeys, which I suppose in a country as large as this can't be helped.
As soon as ...
... my Chinese work visa - yup it's complicated as I said.
So I had to stay in Hong Kong while my work visa was being processed, so I had some time to look around, the weather was perfect; balmy, the area where I was staying was a shopping area,lots of tall buildings and a huge shopping mall called Times Square, to be honest I was not that excited with Hong Kong, maybe I didn't see enough of it. I also think that after ...
... gave me a huge hug and whispered in my ear these words "You are not inadequate! You've thought so your whole life, but you have never been!" Instead of thanking her for her kind words I just blurted out "how did you know?". Her words really hit home with me. Like something just burst open in my chest (in a good way). Robin also told me she had "a vision from God" about me. She said she saw ...
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No.313 Nanyinbing Street, Tiexi District, Siping | Hotelfrom $45