Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... our guide and got see some of
Tianjin. It sure is a beautiful city and we really wished we could spend
some more time here. We like it more then Beijing. We got to visit a
water park (for its lakes and fountains not water slides and pools) and
found a small amusement park as well. The girls enjoyed some
much needed fun time and Jaden bonded with either Lorilee or I. He was a
trooper. The little man was taking it all in. Never cried once ...
... back that way again about 10 minutes later, having eaten, I stopped and asked the guy "多少钱 / DuōShǎoQián" ('door sh'ou che-an?') - "How much?". “五百 / WǔBǎi” (‘Woo buy’) he replied, Y500, about $NZ100 each.
Nope, not for ...
... didn't! Then the Ayi tells me there is no power.
I start to think about that for a minute - No lights, no computers, argh! It’s going to be a challenge of a day all right.
Then the Ayi tells me (this is all in Chinese. The Ayis can’t speak any English short of "Hello") that it is only on the first (ground) floor. The second & third floors are ok. Whew!
I start to head for ...
... to which the staff agreed they were. And they were.
G offered one of the last two pieces to me & I suggested that we could give one to the caddie who was waiting outside in the sun. I wasn’t sure how he would accept that but he did so quickly & in seemingly good attitude.
After I gave the caddie a NZ 10c coin at the end as a little memento of NZ, G paid her Y200. Oh, I hope she didn’t think my 10 cents was ...
... class with Dr.Berglee. Today we began discussing more in depth about China itself, beforehand we had been talking a lot about globalization across the world and it's relation to China. I learned today that China has an approximate population of 1.33 billion, more than any other country in the world. This evening Lizy and I went out to ZooPub to see what it was like. ZooPub is the coffee shop that we usually go to during the day. We just wanted ...