Somerset Emerald City Suzhou
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... really quiet and rural for an airport.
Customs was really pleasant, everyone said hello and was very welcoming. We made our way through baggage (everyone`s arrived) and then met our guide. Bobby helped us get loaded outside (after a small 16 suitcase pile-up on the motorized walkway) and onto the bus to our Hotel. I think the first thing we all noticed was the smog, it always looks like it is really foggy and there is no sky, ...
Hey everyone, just wanted to let everyone know John and have arrived in China!
All I will say so far is that it is interesting...
We don't have converters for the outlets to charge our computers so I am going to wait until tomorrow to post an update of the flight and first experiences in China!
Stay tuned and love you all,
... McDonalds and more KFCs than I can count! It may not be the best place to immerse yourself in Chinese culture, but it's not a bad place to acclimatise to China!
Let's take Thursday as an example.
07:00 – First alarm goes off.
07:15 – Second alarm goes off.
07:30 – Time to leave the house alarm goes off.
07:35-07:40 - I actually leave the house and bike to work.
07:50 – I stop and pick ...
... After, we leaned a little about Chinese Calligraphy and practiced. We said good by to the students and taxied back to the hotel. Tonight was our middle session group dinner. We met at 4:44 and taxied to this restaurant that was by the water. We spent about an hour taking pictures of the skyline and each other. When it was time ...
... back on the bus and traveled to the Suzhou Design and City Planning Firm. Here we went through a short tour of the show space that featured a scale model of the city. We also watched a video and met for a lecture where we met some representatives from the company. Finding a fruit stand was next on the agenda. Once we found one we walked back to our hotel and planned to meet up again for dinner. For dinner, we walked to Suzhou version of our State Street. We found ...
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