Xudong Business Hotel
Travel Blogs from Laixi
... us, and thanked
us for teaching their kids English. A few parents asked for us to take pictures
with their children but the best one was when a mother asked her daughter to
take a picture of me and her… she held my hand while we took the photo it was
really cute. We also received our timetables for which classes we will be
teaching. I will be teaching grades three and five.., with some random classes
of grade 4 and 6. Out of all three of us I got ...
... station. Thankfully Christian did mandarin at school so his
language skills are much much better than ours and he was able to get us
tickets. As we bought the cheapest tickets we could get I was expecting very
uncomfortable, hard seats and being squished in with hundreds of Chinese people.
But the gods were kind and the train was much better than I was expecting…. Unlike
our trains at home, the trains here are arranged in groups of six or ...
... 476BC). It epitomizes splendid Chinese culture and was listed in the World Natural and Cultural Heritage List of UNESCO in 1987.
♦In ancient times, the first thing for an emperor to do on ascending to the throne was to climb Mount Taishan and pray to heaven and earth or their ancestors. It was said that 72 emperors of different dynasties made pilgrimages to this mountain. These special ceremonies and sacrifices earned the ...
Duan Wu Jie Kuai Le! HAPPY ...somethin or other...I don't know...I think it has something to do with the 5th day/month of the Chinese New year. But then I hear it called ...The Dragon Boat Festival, but that is celebrated mostly in the South of China. I also heard it has something to do with the death of an ancient Chinese poet ...
I caught a bus straight from Beijing Airport to Teda in Tianjin. This is where Brenton lives. The bus arrived in Teda and I caught a taxi to the Royal Palace. Arriving here I was taken to the property maintenance office where they rang Brenton. I wasn't quite sure if I was in the right place but after 20 minutes I heard that familiar voice. We went up to Brenton's apartment ...