TripAdvisor Reviews Wanghailou Hotel Taishan
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... share my pain and laugh at what we’ve signed ourselves up to.
On Friday, September 5, it was my roommate’s birthday, Zac
Burns. We, the seven foreign teachers at Nanhai, decided to go out for Karaoke.
It was my first time at a Karaoke bar, but after last night, it certainly won’t
be my last. I had some reservations at first, but I was pleasantly surprised
from what I found. We were taken to our own private room, ...
... taste. The outdoor bar we decided to drink was not lacking in stray cats, had a hole for a toilet, and beer, that when converted, came out to $0.50 per bottle. Soon once we arrived, returning foreign teachers met with their old friends and we soon had a party of ten to fifteen people. The other teachers came from all over, but from what I remember there was a man from Philippines, another from Australia, and a women from Jamaica. Later that night, after a few dollars of beer, ...
... for a second year. Nathan is a Scotsman who hails from Glasgow, is a genuine patriot of his home country who has a word or two to say on any topic. His other half, Shubham, is from India and is as equally talented.
Lastly, is my good friend Zac and another couple who all came from one part or another of Michigan.
After settling into the flat, I along with the rest of my colleagues made way to the school for orientation. I’m relieved by saying that ...
Finally made it to China with some adventures along the way. Plane ride wasn't easy but met some people to share our burden. Had to immediately use the bathroom once we landed and was at once introduced to the eastern toilet. Simply a hole in the ground. Instructions not given.
Our hosts picked us up and fed us a proper, traditional Chinese dinner. Both Zac and I heavily struggled with our chopsticks, and ...
... On Fri I didn't have to be at school until the evening, so we went in and had a look round the Chen Clan Academy which really impressed me on my first visit. There was a man doing traditional style painting on special paper, and he was keen for us to have a go, using all his English words to tell us so! He was very friendly, and when we declined his offer he gave us some of the special paper anyway.