Xin Hua Hotel (Renmin South Road)
TripAdvisor Reviews Xin Hua Hotel (Renmin South Road) Guangzhou
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It's been a long time coming, but the cooler weather is finally here. Yesterday, for the first time, I put on a sweater when I went out. Tim got up early Saturday morning to do a long run, but came back to bed within minutes. "Are you feeling sick?" I ask. “No, it’s pouring rain and freezing cold outside. I’m not running in that.” Well, it was raining, but freezing cold was 19 degrees – Tim has adjusted to the warmer temps.! He did run 20 ...
... gets thrown into boxes labeled stock sale and the frenzy starts. Imagine an outlet sale on a slightly grander scale except everything is negotiable here, no set prices. And do the Chinese love a bargain.
I make the mistake of walking through the food section and come across a variety of candy makers. Massive bags of pop rocks, any type of lolly you can imagine, hard and soft candies all shapes, sizes ...
... nothing to jiggle! I had lots to jiggle but just looked like a Shrek beside the others. Anyway, it did feel good exercising and I will go back.
We’re constantly amazed by the constant construction that is going on all around us. Businesses open and close at an alarming rate and major renos start right away, even on large, buildings. The "massage" place by the school has been gutted and redone. Everything is done with bags of cement and sand ...
... in the afternoon.
On Halloween night, the foreign teachers and I dressed up in
our costumes and headed out for a night of mischief. We went to a foreign bar
that did quite an impressive job with decorating the place. Also, many people
took the holiday to heart as an impressive number of people dressed up and
played their part in celebrating this American classic. We had drinks, danced,
played dice, and had a good time. ...
... language. We headed off south to Dagang, which is about 40min drive from school.
There were around 20 families expected, and the students ranged in age from 3 - 15 years.
My job was to read them a story as they arrived, and keep them occupied till everyone was there, then we went round the animal farm area together, gave them a resource gift, had lunch and came home! Not too strenuous....
Most of the students were very young, under 10 years I would guess, ...