Travel Blogs from Guixi
... in China. I’ve been with Owen and his fantastic team for over eight years now and even though each time I put the backpack on, travel and meet other foreign teachers who provide me with ‘a new and more financial future avenue’, I doubt that any of them could provide not only the security I need but also the family/team orientated life that Buckland’s ...
... the money, you show it by buying a beautiful car or building a new house. A house is about the only thing people can invest their money in. That is why richer families always own quite a few of them. Building these big houses also has a more practical reason. The family houses are often home to the elder generation, but are build to share with their children and grandchild(ren). During the spring festival a whole family can stay together like this. Some of these houses are empty ...
... weeks, but I have really started to appreciate it. What I and every other person living in Xinyu eat on a daily basis is rice with different dishes, noodle soup, dumpling soup or fried noodles.
Today I also I booked my ticket to Fuzhou by the way. The capital city of another proving close to Taiwan. The coming spring festival I will be staying with a girl I met when I was teaching in Hangzhou in 2011. She invited me to spend Chinese New year with her family. ...
... the learning objective. I am teaching them with this big teddy bear I call Teddy. It definitely helps me to get their attention.
The 'babies' are respectively one, two and three years old. I cannot understand what the mother of the one year old is thinking. I could be that the kindergarten does not follow age restrictions, but I hope they do not expect me to teach one or two year olds. Even the three year old are too young to teach. I like children but ...
... these, well a bit like coffee tasting fire shots. You had to drink them with a straw while the alcohol was burning. I tried to light one myself but only ended up burning my thumb..
The thing about living in Xinyu that I find most challenging is the lack of people to talk to. They keep telling me that there will be more Chinese English teachers arriving. I hope that is true. But so far for my situation at the moment.
Take care everybody!
X Marjan ...
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