Wenyi International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dongguan
... for dinner at a place with amusing translations of their dishes - and good food!
It was a busy arrival day, and after our early start we were all ready for an early night.
On Thu I had morning and evening classes (now that summer school is in session) and Carol & Don were left to amuse themselves. They managed to get into the city and back again without getting lost - always a good result! ...
Today was relatively clear so I decided to go up the Canton Tower and look at the view.
There are all sorts of different options, including a ride around the outside of the tower in small cars on a track - not for the faint -hearted! I left that excitement for now, and stuck to the simple observation deck ticket.
On the ground floor there are about 6 different tables with various models of the city - they are very big on models in China it seems. They ...
... I told them that would had as a soup in NZ, and could easily be the whole meal. It was rather large, and filling, but very good. Not sure why we don't have it as a hot drink, really - would be better for us than coffee?
They told me I need to go back and look around in the daytime - the universities are arranged in 3 circles, and you can hire a bike to go between them as the area is pretty big. Lots of parks, and a big lake in the middle, so I will have a look one day soon.
... cake, candy, bread, pizza, burger, chicken, ice cream. The foods, of course, are familiar, but not all the English words, especially chicken, bread, noodles, rice. (They all know pizza, cake, burger) Last night was only the second time they have been introduced to the vocab, and they can't read yet, so being able to recognise the word alone was pretty impressive. The ones who struggled a bit were helped by the others, so no one was left out of the game.
... out. They would use the wooden pencil till the last inch because they do not want to waste any of it.
Volunteering there, I might encounter other volunteers there, and I would work with them to help these children. I would bring books and school supplies for these children. Because of the constant lack of parental care, the children fell insecure. I would stay with them for a month or two and take care of them like they are my younger sisters ...
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