Vienna International Hotel Changsha Furong Square
Travel Blogs from Changsha
Once again, my birthday was anti-climactic. Every year, I seem to start my new life at around my birthday time. So, every year I don't know anybody and I never have a party, per-se. This time, a nice man Logan tried to make one for me, but I knew it wouldn't work out because that's just how things go. We had a good time, and I had my own party in my brain I guess.
A nice lady, ...
... this, apparently.
There is a nice mountain park across the river, so I biked over and visited the Yuelu academy, a 1500 year old university. It's still there, but now it's called Hunan University and it's bigger and located at the bottom of the hill. I meandered around, pretending that I was a 5th century scholar in ancient China. What would that have been like? Probably smelly.
After that, I hiked up the rest of ...
... in the UK! What happens varies from school to school; one friend of mine apparently just got a few bits of chocolate and not much else; whereas another got free food and others a day off. For me, the night before Teacher's Day proper there was a large gathering at Zhuzhou Nanfang South Campus (I am in the north campus) for a kind of assembly/performance type thing. I and my co-teachers Luke and Charlie were told it was Tuesday evening then got a text at lunchtime Monday from ...
... by about 30 small children as I walked through the door, most of whom clustered around me, jabbering away in Mandarin, poking at my laptop, my stickers, and looking at me with extreme interest. I realised I had walked in during what was meant to be the 10min break between lessons, and after a bit of chattering with them and showing them pictures on my laptop, we started the lesson. Thankfully, I have a Chinese TA who translates for me and keeps order. I feel a bit 'on the ...
Check it out guys, my awesome new apartment. I am moving on up. China doesn't pay as well as Korea, but the perks are amazing.
My room has only one bedroom, but I get an office and awesome living room on the very top floor. I'm in the PENTHOUSE!
There is also a wondrous rooftop patio just next to my place, which will be the place for lunches and parties in the future, I'm sure.
Check out the photos. Be jealous, be very jealous.
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