Gaosu Shenzhou Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... myself that I'd have never learned without being here. I discovered how open I was to new things and how much I liked most of them such as insanely spicy food which, though they brought me to tears twice, were awesome. Back in the States I would have avoided it like the plague. I also
discovered how well I adapt to new and sometimes stressful situations. I love what this program has done for me and how it has helped me become at least in mind a better person.
... of day at 2:00 o’clock was cooking class. We made baozi (包子) a type of dumpling. Some students enjoyed making the baozi and filling them. Most of us preferred to make snowmen and animals out of the dough. Cooking class went on for about an hour with most of us doing nothing important, until finally the school’s cooks gave us some baozi they had made. They were ...
... to see what was going on at street level which made the ride a bit boring;however, nice Chinese music was piped out of loud speakers and it was a different type of tourist activity to a relatively low cost ($6.50 pp excluding entrance to the wall of $9 pp) and obviously memorable and nice with a bit of exercise. Afterwards we went to a street where there were souvenirs etc sold followed by a walk to another street lined with all sorts of bars. At that stage it ...
... were only discovered in 1976. The farmer was digging a well when he found a painted head. He now spends his days autographing a book about the museum which he did not write. I watched him collecting a stack of 20 rmb notes (about $3.30 ea)for his signature.
We visited on April 29. (May 1st, Labour Day, is celebrated with a 3 day holiday). It was very, very crowded but with patience I was able to get fairly close to maybe 1,000 of the ...
... me at the volunteer house to bring me to the school and then return with me back home. After that first day tho, I've been on my own to go both ways... it’s just me and my little card written in both English and Chinese telling others I show how to return me to home should I get lost.... like I said, about as humbling as It could get.
Also, understand, that going ten or so bus stops to my destination may seem like no big deal, but there are no street ...