Jiangsu Yishiyuan Hotel
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... legs! Next was Chinese language which was really good fun. Everyone was trying really hard and the teacher is great. In Chinese as well as the characters there's a language called Pinyin which is basically when they write it with English letters with accents, and it shows how to pronounce the word. However you don't pronounce just as you see so I kept writing my own phonetics beside the words to remind myself. Towards the end of the class Tom Bruce, the organiser ...
... This was a mistake. I sat still for a while and Facetimed my parents which was lovely but as I was falling asleep they sent me off to bed. At this point Rosa arrived back, she had been back at the supermarket for some bread and yoghurt for dinner as she doesn't like fried food and was struggling to order elsewhere (day 1 and all that!). I chatted with her a while and went for a wash before bed whilst she skyped her boyfriend. However I felt worse and worse and sparing the gory details ...
... though and mostly clean although we do have a resident cockroach which can fly so that's not ideal! We swiftly gathered altogether and our NUAA friends took us to an outdoor food market for some dinner and recommended some things and translated for us. I managed to use my phrasebook to check if the skewers I chose were vegetarian and then I enjoyed some fried tofu with spicy sauce. I asked for a little sauce and although that's what I got it was super hot! A very tasty ...
... and I are always agreeing amongst ourselves that the British system is the best! It is quite often the older American (usually male) teachers who we have to go in and support because they think they know everything as they have been doing it (possibly incorrectly!) for years!
a personal level Will and I have managed to cram in as much sightseeing
as we can in our free time: Hong Kong; Xiamen; Gylangyu; Guilin;
Guangzhou; Jinan; Wuhan; ...
... murals). We were mesmerized by a circular room with a moving picture of a Chinese town displayed on the entire wall (see photos). Every element of the picture had movement (eg people cooking in tiny kitchens, selling wares on streets, arguing with neighbors etc). As we watched, the day turned into night, and seasons changed. I have never seen anything like it! Caroline and I could have stood and watched for hours.
We finished our adventure with dinner ...