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... country of their choice and then provided their peers with a snapshot of the culture of the country. In addition to these activities our students performed their much rehearsed chinese song which was well received by the crowd. Later they all danced with the Hangzhou students and enjoyed the festive atmosphere.
Then it was off to sign off ...
We were so fortunate recently to have Robert come to Shanghai for another visit. An opportunity arose for him to do some travelling and Jim and I were thrilled that he wanted to return to Shanghai. I am sure that spending quality time with mom and dad must have also weighed into his decision! Having a little more time to travel, we also made plans to see some other parts of Asia within a reasonable flight time from Shanghai.
Spring time in China means tea harvest time and ...
... of course, is back to his crazy work and travel schedule and I have reconnected with my friends here and have been catching up with everyone and planning fun activities.
With Jim in Hong Kong for a week I signed up for an overnight tour with the Shanghai Expatriate Association (SEA) together with one of my friends here. All together we were 32 ladies from different countries and a tour guide. We met at a central location in the city and hopped on a bus and drove 3 hours ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
Damn nice to be earning a living once more; and at a pace where one can stop and enjoy life; rather than some soul grinding teach-a-thon. I can see why the average teaching career in the states only lasts 5 years. I had it good in Utah only teaching 5 hours per day (of course I had to be there for 8 hours and the class sizes where HUGE), but it doesn't get better than that for a job in the states (as long as you don't ...