Yixing Grand Hotel
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... beautiful, but hard to do. At the end of the day, we had allowed the Canadian and Chinese students to spend time talking and building relationships. The Chinese students were extremely receptive despite their fear of making mistakes while speaking English. I know that the students felt like celebrities as their students showered ours with gifts. This reaffirmed the reason for the trip and the priceless experience ...
... we stumbled across a bell throwing thing. The objective is to use your brought iron coins and try to hit the bell in the middle. If the bell is hit, it will ring and a water fountain will blow water. The teachers handed out coins. managed to get two, one a complete miss and one just a little lower, oh well.
We headed back to the bus and ride to the second tour ...
Today we boarded a smaller boat for a sightseeing trip up the Lesser Three Gorges. The Lesser Three Gorges, considered by many as the true pearl of the Three Gorges area (an ancient Chinese saying claims that 'the Lesser Three Gorges of the Daning River are not as beautiful as the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, they are ...
... does. Every family has a tea table and everyone is drinking tea all the time. Tea everywhere!
We took the bus afterwards to see some workers create three dimensional images on large scale pieces of pottery like stools and tables and giant bowls. Some of the plates were even 1 metre in diameter. 2 ladies were creating images of dragons, flowers, and birds with tiny amounts of clay. They were so detailed and so perfect, it ...
Today we left early in the morning for Yixing (ee-shing) which was about a 3 hour drive. The main highway we rode was very pretty, with tidily trimmed shrubs in the median. Along the roadside for the majority of the drive there were rice fields, small houses and villages, and fish, shrimp, oyster, crab, and pearl farms. Our guide Lesley also mentioned that the Chinese people like to eat turtle as well (a special kind meant ...