Skyer Gold Coast Hotel

Address: No.98 Fucheng Road, Kaifu District, Changsha, Hunan, 410000, China | 4 star hotel
 
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Kaifusi area of Changsha, is near Mount Yuelu, Mount Hengshan, Máo Zédong's Former Residence, and Húnán Provincial Museum.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
 

Travel Blogs from Changsha

Chapter 18 - Christmas in the Trenches

A travel blog entry by ace241191 on Dec 26, 2014

... on the group (What is your favorite colour?, when is your birthday? that sorta thing). Although we were giving a scoring system to follow, the other two judges (both Chinese) chose to ignore it completely and mark everyone between 8 and 10 out of 10. Their reason was that the students need encouragement and should not be marked down. Even though I went along with it I completely disagreed with them, If a child did not perform very well, it would be unfair to give them the same ...

Chapter 16 - Furry Arrivals and Birthdays

A travel blog entry by ace241191 on Dec 04, 2014

2 comments, 37 photos

... to them, they took it completely the wrong way and afterwards I found myself with the shortest hair I have ever had! Lesson learnt, never say the word "little" to a Chinese barber.

And so I reach the end of this blog. If you have read this through to the end, thank you for wading through my ramblings. While I have been writing this I realized that roughly 1 year ago, I was making the decision about whether or not I should take the leap of faith to come ...

"I see joy in this classroom"

A travel blog entry by pyoung on Nov 18, 2014

4 comments, 21 photos

... the professors be able to shift that dynamic when they return to their classrooms? When I go home to Canada, some of my favorite memories will be of the times we learned and laughed together.I can only hope that similar memories will sustain these professors as they push against ancient teaching and learning traditions in the years to come.

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To talk of many things

A travel blog entry by pyoung on Nov 16, 2014

2 comments, 34 photos

... of lesson subjects was the variety of methods the professors used for the direct teaching of content. They connected their topics to learning theories and practices we'd discussed in class. They explained abstract concepts with movie clips from Forrest Gump, Troy, and William and Catherine's ...

Chapter 15 - Over the Top

A travel blog entry by ace241191 on Nov 09, 2014

1 comment, 18 photos

... picking oranges and dropping them down to me.

We kept pushing on through thick bushes until we came out in a cabbage patch in a rural village. Although I use the word village loosely. Roofs had caved in on the buildings, windows were cracked and doors off their hinges. Just when we thought this might be quite a picture, stray dogs appeared and proceeded to bark at us. We took this as a cue to go back through the bushes and find another way out. The ...