Xiangtan Dragon Spring Hotel
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... in the air and through the entire city.
I did really appreciate being able to spend some time with an uncle there though, who stays because he has a genuine heart for the poor/deprived/uneducated there.
We also learned how pathetically UN-Chinese we are. Mostly, because our "Mantonese" wasn't cutting it as we tried to maneuver through the city. I am utterly ashamed to admit that on our last day there, we were ...
... bad English four letter words, they chatter way too much, and sometimes they will not follow my rules and directions. Ultimately they are so smart. I teach 13 classes with 60 plus students in them and they are very serious about school( though their English levels vary). My students are Junior 1 so that means they are about 12 years old. I find that enjoy teaching much more than I thought I would. It ...
7.00 Great in the right area, Chinese travelers have turned up, announcement on the tannoy………..rarararara rarararararr; cue much hilarity amongst passengers, ok must be small delay.
7.15 No train, argue about whose turn it is to approach a local, ok my turn; google translate, charades, and now new for this train guard; Pictionary,……….. best guess 4 hours delay!! ...
... other. I am very thankful to have her around! Luckily we get along well, almost like friends that have known each other a really long time, or sisters (bickering included!). She and I have been scrambling around to get all the stuff we need to make our apartments functional, which is difficult to do when you don't speak Chinese! Our apartments do not have kitchens, but the benefit of having a sitemate is that we can ...
Vandaag worden we opgehaald door onze school. Mijn kamergenoot, een Amerikaan genaamd Jan, is al vertrokken. Met degene die later vertrekken, zal ik eerst nog lunchen, waarna ook wij op weg gaan. Huaihua is meer dan 5 uur met de bus/auto. Max, een Russische jongen die vanaf zijn 9e in Engeland woont, is ook in mijn school geplaatst. De derde leraar van onze school schijnt al in Huaihua te zijn. Ondanks de warmte en alles wat me te wachten staat, voel ik me redelijk bestand. ...
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