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... shell and closer to the audience in order to stop the sound from becoming too boomy. With plenty of time to rehearse this afternoon we felt comfortable by performance time and did the best concert of the tour to date.
We met the NZ Consulate General briefly after the concert and she spoke very kindly of our performance and was clearly proud to have representatives of New Zealand in her adopted city.
... that of New Zealand. It's great to be in the heart of a truly international mega-city.
This morning was a 6:00am checkout followed by breakfast and a short bus trip to the train station to board the Bullet Train for the 828km trip to Guangzhou. At just over 3 hours – it really is the ultimate way to travel. The trains used to run at a standard top speed of 350km/h but in 2011 this was reduced to 300km/h as the result of safety concerns on ...
... to be a day of prep for the coming classes, of which no advice was
given. We were, so to speak, left to sink or swim without warning a flood was on
its way. I of course am exaggerating the point, but I think my feelings came
Anyways, lucky for me, our first few classes were introductory
ones. Easier said than done, I spend much time on PowerPoint, only to have
whatever listeners I had cheer and scream to the pictures I added. The ...
... taste. The outdoor bar we decided to drink was not lacking in stray cats, had a hole for a toilet, and beer, that when converted, came out to $0.50 per bottle. Soon once we arrived, returning foreign teachers met with their old friends and we soon had a party of ten to fifteen people. The other teachers came from all over, but from what I remember there was a man from Philippines, another from Australia, and a women from Jamaica. Later that night, after a few dollars of beer, ...
... to the school’s own soccer coach and invited to play for the school’s own team against rival schools and other willing companies.
A final note before I close this topic, its location could not be better. Just across the street is a man-made river with an entertainment plaza on one side and an exclusive mall on the other. My teachers the other night invited me here after one of our basketball matches for a bite to eat. The food was heavenly and the night life just as ...