Tianyin Tianyu Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... top segment on the 7 in the poor light. Paid the Y71 and walked away. Then a few minutes later: "Shouldn’t it have been about Y30-40?" Probably. Rats, ripped off again. Two things: one a question & one a comment.
The question: If I had noticed in time, how could I have asked the guy to 'adjust’ the total back to what it should have been without him losing face. Or do you think I should not ...
... 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.
... get them to send it away to get fixed.
I just realised I photos on my iphone. they are here now.
Another piece of advice for learning Chinese, start listening to Chinese ASAP, Chinese Pod, Pimsler and Popup Chinese, also get Pleco the full version $36 for ipad. It has 'optical character recognition' meaning I take a photo of my notes and it changes it to a document where if I want the meaning of a particular word I tap on the word ...
... 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 ...
... some of the words and phrases I’d learned
in previous classes in the states. Each day it gets easier and easier, and I’m
constantly using what I hear in class, so the learning never stops!
A typical day for me starts around
seven am. In the morning I usually take a walk down the affectionately named ‘stinky
street’ behind my school and grab some really cheap 包子(bao
zi) or jinmian guo zi for breakfast. I get ...