Sofitel Dongguan Royal Lagoon
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... our apartment complex was a fenced enclosure with 2 rows of prefab buildings with rooms where the transient construction workers were living while working on the new mall. Again, almost magically, the buildings were dismantled one weekend just before CNY and all that remained were masses of garbage strewn over the entire site. I’ve been watching in the mornings on my way to school. First, a few older men were there, picking out ...
... other in the crowds. Sometimes all you could do was put your hands up to surrender and let them soak you until their water ran out. The funny thing was that some of the Chinese people in this water fight were practically dry - we were soaked through!! The gangs were definitely targeting people and we were a pretty obvious target, being the only white people there! Everyone had their phones out videoing us and taking pictures, we will no doubt be all over WeChat ...
... this weekend, and to hang around Dongguan. Me, along with Andrea and Josephine (from the other school) and Nikki (who has worked here for a year already) decided to climb a 'mountain', as the Chinese call it. It is called Shuilianshan and is just a large hill. To get there we had to get on a bus, and buses here are ridiculous, they pack as many people on as possible and it's a bit of a wobbly ride! It was definitely an experience. Shuilianshan takes about 40 ...
... cars often drive on the wrong side of the road for no reason, and it is noisy ALL the time.
Anyway, back to my last week in Beijing (it feels so long ago now). We had another week of lessons after teaching practice, but we had handed in all our assignments and everyone was a bit more chilled out - there was time to just enjoy each other's company for a bit, and go for drinks in the evenings. On the last night (also my birthday) we had the graduation dinner, ...
... Then, last week, there was a fight between 2 boys at the store beside the school after dismissal – almost unheard of here. Apparently, it was a case of the victim being teased and bullied and then retaliating; he landed a solid blow against the other boy and broke his nose, so seriously that he had to go to Hong Kong for medical treatment. To complicate matters, the mother of the victim who threw the punch was the librarian/IE teacher at the ...