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... Su Laoshi for teaching me bus stop! Mike relieved to find me safely with the bus but heartbroken that the ice cold Diet Coke he had managed to procure for me from the cafe I couldn't find had succumbed to the 36 degree heat. Have asked Mike not to lose me again! Government silk factor interesting but not as good as the rickshaw ride through the old streets. Mike a bit wary and feeling guilty ...
One Day More.
This is what we woke up singing and continued singing on the bus to school.
Knowing that we were doing no work today, we were excited to spend one last day with our students.
The first part of the morning was spent with a draw to give away all the resources that we have used over the last 3 weeks.
Then our classes joined together to watch "The Emperor's New Groove" which they thoroughly enjoyed.
After lunch, ...
... on the event and it was more impressive than we could have imagined.
They had an English band, lots of stuff to eat, and a beautiful venue.
Before the certificates were distributed, they had a beautiful sand painting demonstration.
It was a great night.
Our bus stopped at McDonalds on the way home to the hotel and we had an early night.
Looking forward to our last day tomorrow.
Two days until Beijing!
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Three more teaching days left!
My morning started off great, with the news that the Blue Jays had won again.
Maybe it's good luck for me to be in China...
Our morning consisted of our last theory lesson (yay) and the morning flew by as always when it is the third time around.
Lunch was semi cold again as always, but still pretty good.
After lunch we ...
... are extracted from the cocoons, with each single cocoon yielding roughly 1,500 meters of silk thread! How it is processed. And then how it is turned into the final product. It was a fascinating experience. I never knew about silk, how it was really created, and how to tell the difference between real silk and the imitation stuff. Hint: the real stuff is rougher when you rub it together and doesn’t leave any ash when burned. The whole tour was one of the greatest ...