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Travel Blogs from Changsha
... me to a concert last weekend and bought me a Minnie Mouse bow that lights up and flashes red and blue. I wore that around Martyr's Park while drinking baijiu with orange and strawberry juice and watching people dance.
A little baby was really interested in my light up bow, so I gave it to him and now I don't have it anymore. This is the last existing photo of my Minnie bow.
... it. I found out they are doing renovations and it will be closed until 2015. So, my second choice was the Changsha city museum, which happened to have a British art exhibit, and it was actually really good.
I took my bike to the next stop, Mao's teachers' college. It was also under renovations. Kids all around were dressed in fatigues, because they were doing military training instead of starting school. Everyone from grade 7 ...
... that the Chinese don't know who to give presents - it's an art form over here. :)
So we thought that was it but as it turned out that the next day a whole school assembly was due to take place at 8am (ouch.) Lessons would be cancelled for period 1&2 (but as I wasn't teaching I had planned a lie in! Next morning, got a call at half seven about five seconds after opening my eyes 'oh it's starting now, could you come now please?' (Again, typical.) Went down to ...
... the other teachers in this city, exploring Zhuzhou's shopping malls and backstreet restaurants, killing cockroaches with shoes, cleaning up washing machine floods, getting confused in hotpot restaurants (my fault) getting a tad lost on the buses and catching a water&light show that took place on a lake in a city park. It was a lot of fun, and towards the end of the week, when my job in Taojiang fell through, Nicola was amazing in praying for and with me, feeding me ...
Check it out guys, my awesome new apartment. I am moving on up. China doesn't pay as well as Korea, but the perks are amazing.
My room has only one bedroom, but I get an office and awesome living room on the very top floor. I'm in the PENTHOUSE!
There is also a wondrous rooftop patio just next to my place, which will be the place for lunches and parties in the future, I'm sure.
Check out the photos. Be jealous, be very jealous.
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility