Geneva Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... now because we don’t know what will happen tomorrow.
So, what is my overall feeling? Sadness. Sad that I didn’t pick it up at the time. But more, sadness that relationships between western people & Chinese people take another body blow, another backward step.
Another thought: Were the prices he quoted per jin (about 500 g) and so did each item cost about twice what I thought as ...
... of other students and expats living here in Tianjin. To me, the best part is the fact that just about everybody who attended there had some kind of accent! There were people from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Southern Sudan, Korea, Columbia, Mexico, Canada, and a bunch of other countries that I can't remember right now. A lot of people, like me, were attending for the first time and we all took turns introducing ourselves and saying why we came ...
... is better. Also I am going to some strange show tonight they they invited me to. It was sort of explained to me what it was but I still have no idea. They are young teachers studying at a top tier university so I am guessing it will not be like some south east asian show. They said bring a camera so I will have photos.
I don't have any photos this time, my phone is at Nokia getting fixed so no camera. That only took 3 hours of negotiation ...
... 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 ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking