Western Royal Palace Hotel
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... used it, since there was no one else in there at the time.
In hostels, hotels and apartments (we've stayed in all three) the norm is a western toilet, but no shower cubicle. So when you have a shower pretty much anything in the bathroom gets wet, apart from the towels which are handily stored on shelves above the loo. In this situation a squat loo would be better, since you wouldn't then sit on a wet seat afterwards.
Out in the streets all of life is ...
... of a wooden courtyard and balcony, on which were our beds, was surrounded in woodland. I shared a mug of green tea with a Buddhist monk, desperately trying to converse with one another, but in the end we had to give up and make do with smiles. Staying in a beautiful temple, half way up a mountain, a definite pinch yourself moment.
As for the summit, wow, just wow! A huge golden Buddha greeted us, located at the top of steps lined with ...
... so joined the end of it, not really knowing why. The sign confirmed that this was the nursery, yes, that’s right, baby pandas! The infants are carefully monitored whilst the mothers feed but the park had cleverly made one of the walls glass, so as we filed past we saw a baby panda, not yet four weeks old in an incubator, it was about the size of a small puppy, hairless and pink. It was moving around but couldn’t yet sit up ...
... just teach and not focus so much on management. 12 of my classes, though, are simply horrible, but how can I just give up and walk out the door? I can't do that. I have to at least try to teach something because a good teacher doesn't give up--no matter how hard it gets. I really believe that I can make a difference in these kids lives; I just need to find a method that works.
I slept pretty good last night because I didn't have to go to work ...
... to join on but Ella would come and stop me. The other Chinese people were filming us too. Holly did great with her dancing too.
A little further on in the park there was a tea house. There were people playing mahjong and cards. We all had tea and the girls had ice cream and popsicles. We also could get a massage as well as ear cleaning. I picked one of those and it was amazing. ...