Travel Blogs from Dalian
... day but Jenny had to teach Sunday to make up for the Friday off. Some of the students gave Jenny moon cakes, a traditional gift for the Mid-Autumn Festival. The school gave each staff member 50 yuan($9) in lieu of moon cakes. Next Tuesday Oct 1 is the National Holiday (equivalent to July 1 in Canada, July 4 in the US) so Tuesday through Friday are holidays. To extend the holiday break for the whole week, the students and teachers are also ...
... celebrate the friendship between China and the Soviet Union. Victory Square has lots of underground shopping; not sure if the square itself is of any historical importance. We also took in
the markets close to the nearby Dalian train station; a wide variety of goods were for sale.
Our passports were returned with our residence permit glued inside. One last formality is to visit the local police station for local registration.
... care of some more red tape last week; we went to the Dalian Entry-Exit Authority to submit the documentation required to obtain our residence permits. Part of the documentation included a complete medical exam(blood work, x-ray, ECG, eye test, ultrasound, urine, blood pressure) that we had done the week before. The medical was conducted at a facility that does medicals for foreigners entering the country for ...
... of the places we've seen is The People's Square which is surrounded on 3 sides by government buildings and where national holidays are celebrated.
Jenny started classes today, more to come on that.
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