Yidu Jinling Grand Hotel
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We got word on Thursday that Dr Chen was taking the senior management team and the foreign teachers away for a night to Yancheng, staying in a five star hotel. Sweet!
It took four hours to drive there, and then an hour sitting in the van waiting for all the Chinese staff to book in. We were then given room cards and told just to walk straight through the lobby to the elevator and go to our rooms. The reason? It takes too ...
... school grounds we looked around and realised that although our (unfurnished, unfinished) apartments we only two minutes’ walk away, there wasn’t actually anything else near the school for us to see or do. It started to rain and we wanted to avoid sitting in the apartment so we tried to find somewhere to have a drink, there was nothing. We managed to find a little shop that sold food and drink – though they proudly presented a massive food hygiene rating on the ...
... because at this point we still weren’t
completely sure of our surroundings or where we could get decent food from. In
Huai’An , 3 foreign girls walking down the road (especially 3 foreign girls
like us) is a rarity and we were being stared by everyone, we knew someone was
following us and it turned out to be a young girl. She said ’Hello’ to us in
her best English so we responded and continued to walk and look for somewhere
We had to be ready for 9am today because Bruce was taking us
to our school. The school was in Chuzhuo which is only 40 minutes from where we
are staying at the moment in Huai’An city and when we got there we realised
just how huge the school is and it kind of helped to put into perspective the
reason why our classes are going to be 60 + in size.
I thought it was a strange set up because we had to walk
through an office before you got into ...
... plane wasn’t the greatest, it was small and not the cleanest but the fight was only 2.5 hours long so no big deal, the rattling on take-off and landing were a little un nerving even for a confident flyer/traveller like myself.
When we got to Nanjing airport, there was no passport control or anything like that so we went straight to get our cases and again we lucked out because our cases were pretty much the first ones out! We got them all on to two ...