Jinbin International 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 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.
... 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 ...
... Grand_Cana l_(China)
That article is peppered with comments like "In 12 BC, to solve the problem of the Grand Canal having to use 100 miles (160 km) of the perilous course of the Yellow River in Northern Jiangsu, a man named Li Hualong opened the Jia Canal." Think about that for a moment … A guy is heading off to work in the morning. His wife asks “What are 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 ...