Wanjie International Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... and when I mentioned that I wanted to buy jade for my student's mothers and my family she got on her phone and called a friend who owned a Jade Shop! Guanxi or connections is what the Chinese refer to these relationships. In the U.S. we also have guanxi, but not as extensive.
She walked me out of the market and about half a mile to her friend's Jade Shop. She let me pick out about 30 pieces that were reasonably priced, drove ...
... t observe this same liking, because cold drinks are few and far between here. They like to drink warm drinks, no matter what meal and no matter what weather. Sure it may be 80 degrees outside, but doggone it the Chinese are drinking hot water and hot tea!
In an earlier post I mentioned my stay with Chen Min's auntie and my lesson on properly serving Chinese tea. Well, on Saturday this same Auntie invited us to return to Zibo ...
... a rather large dinner, but given
the circumstances and the fact that I wasn't included in the conversation much, I decided it would be best to go to bed early. Everyone understood completely, and I felt a lot better in the morning having gotten a great night's sleep!
The next day was supposed to be my day of “experiencing Chinese home life”, as said by the official Shandong University of Technology schedule, ...
... find out the real scoop) that there would be masks provided at the door and the dress was casual. Well casual to me means that I can wear a dress, plus I didn't have any shirts to match my mask, so Chen Min and I took the guys to a downtown area filled with rows of various shops.
The guys were okay with coming, because they were both bound and determined to buy pink shirts. The amount of guys in China wearing pink shirts is like ...
... 24178;杯: bottoms up!). It is considered impolite to not ganbie if the maker of the toast says it, but I surprisingly had little trouble downing the small glass. I'm not sure if that is good or bad, but the Chinese men thought it was hilarious that the little American girl could ganbei in one flip of the glass instead of in multiple sips like the other women!
After dinner, Chen Min's aunt and uncle were nice enough ...