Teda International Hotel and Club
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... about 1kg of each? It’s possible …
And the vegetables? Glad you asked. None of the half-a-dozen or so vendors outside the market sold vegetables, only fruit. OK, a couple sold cherry tomatoes but you know they are fruit, right? (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato) No problem, I’ll buy some from a little shop on the way back. Arrives at shop, stands at the door, looks in. Nope, only fruit. ...
... Of the body of about 300 people at this church, give or take, there are a good amount of Africans that attend and about 10 more that showed up today. Apparently, I'm the only black person there that isn't from Africa, so when it came my turn, the introduction situation was quite comical for me and Phil. All in all, it's comforting to know that somewhere in the city, there is group of people I can worship with, and just get some general support and advice when I need it.
Got my visa a little while ago, ******** only gave me 6 months despite all my documentation saying I would be here for 1 year. So I will have to go through the circus again in 6 months.
Classes have begun, I had to do an entry test where they decide which class you should go into, which I failed miserably and got put into level 1, made for people with no knowledge of Chinese language. Naturally I approached the teacher and requested to be put ...
... do today honey?”. He replies “Well, we’ve had a bit of a problem getting boats up the Yellow River. I think I’ll build a canal, say, 140 km long or so. Oh, I forgot, we don’t have earthmoving machines like bull dozers, diggers or front end loaders. No worries, I’ll just hire a few more guys for a few years. Anyway, have a good day, see you ...
... someone to approach me.
There’s so much I want to explore
and I feel like I have so little time to do it in. Five months is going to go
by way too quickly, so I have to make the most of it while I’m here. My next
goal is to figure out this bus system, since I have already mastered crossing
streets and taking taxis, and branch out to the further edges of the city. I’ll
keep you all posted about those adventures as well. Until next time!
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