Teckon Continenial Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTeckon Continenial Hotel Ningbo
Construction noise, and far away from city attractions reduce the usefulness. Food was not the best.
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... Everyday, there are people walking, running and elderly people practising Tai Chi. You can see kids playing and everywhere you go, you can hear traditional Chinese music.
The real highlight of my week was during the weekend, when we were invited to go stay for a couple of days at Barry's house in 余姚(Yuyao), which is about 50 km west of Ningbo. On Saturday afternoon, Eric, Patrick and I all made our way to the Ningbo train station and booked a ...
Will and I got a taxi out to the Zhenhai area of Ningbo to walk along the sea wall.
We went into the park and walked up the mountain (hundreds of steps!) to find pagodas and temples and then walked all along the sea wall (which is actually not by the sea!) It was ...
... Carmel, James and Emily (Economics, Business, English and English teachers) from Ningbo Zhenhai A Level centre plus John and a couple of Lithuanian female friends of theirs. We went to the Eudora Bar and then onto C for dancing. These were in Laouwai Town, which is the really buzzy area in Ningbo where there are lots of clubs and bars. We had a lovely evening, lots of fun, and good company.
... Chinese friends, Barry, who has been really great for showing me some true Chinese experiences. For example, one night, Patrick, Eric, Barry and his friend and I all went to a restaurant that serves a wide variety of typical Chinese food. The tastes went from spicy, to salty, to sweet and sour, and we ate a whole fish (complete with the eyes and tail), frog meat, shrimp, bamboo, and a lot of rice. My favourite dish was by far the spicy frog meat.
The next weekend ...
... trip to Tianyi Square, finding all sorts of curios hidden amongst the chain shops we recognise - the Japanese version of Poundland was there in force, as was it's cheaper imitation version. We also booked a trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou for a couple of weekends time, making the most of finishing lectures for the week at 12 on a Thursday to get a nearly 4 day weekend away.
Tuesday the 17th March was of course St Patrick's Day so we joined the ...