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... Chinese students how to say "I don't eat meat and fish" to help me when ordering at the market, and they kindly taught me: "Wô bò chī ròu hé yú." We made plans with the Chinese students to go to the highest building in Nanjing this evening to enjoy the night view of the city. So after the Zhong making we went to quickly freshen up back at the hotel. When we got to the tower there was a sign "poor visibility" which is not unusual in ...
... wall marked as an attraction and had offline maps with gps which helped guide us. However when I checked it at one point it said we had walked past the wall on the street, we can assure you there was no wall! It seems it is not the best app so far and I don't totally trust it now although it did give accurate maps which we followed by our own route to Xuánwū Lake Park where we eventually found the entrance to the wall after walking at the base of it for some kilometres! ...
... expecting however is that it is set within a lovely park which provided shade and peace and green nature within the bustling city, and there were locals at a dance class too which although beaming rubbish music around the park did not disturb the peace. On our walk back to the hotel we stopped to buy some dry fruit for the bus journey later and Rosa spotted some golden kiwis which she said I had to try, and they were indeed delicious. I also picked up some ice tea for ...
... the very top Chinese state schools so the students are the cream of the crop. The students are so pressurised from their parents (partly the
single child policy, and partly the cultural norm that parents will be
provided for by their children in retirement). They are in school by
7.00am each day and finish formal lessons in our centres between 4.00
and 5.00, but then they have Chinese lessons, or have to do self-study,
and do not leave ...
... the photo of the map, the venue is large, but as it was such a hot day and everyone was melting, we only walked around half of it.
Our next stop was the Jiangning Imperial Silk Manufacturing Museum in town. I’d read that there was a Hans Christian Anderson’s costume exhibit on, and was keen to see it. This museum was very modern and impressive (and not yet seen by Caroline!). The grounds were beautiful as were the silks on display (clothes ...