Yue Hua Hotel
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... thanks to his generosity we didn’t stay in hostels or guesthouses and could instead relax in a hotel. We landed around quite late in the afternoon in what looked like cloudy weather but I soon realized that it was just pollution (which is the norm in most Chinese cities). It took us nearly two hours to get in to the city due to heavy traffic but once we got to the hotel Fabian got to see his dad for the first time in four months! As it was dinner time we went to Jacob’s ...
As you can tell, my Chinese lessons are going very well. Today I learnt a lot about greetings and sentence structure. Grammar in Chinese is very simple, there isn't a past or future tense, and some words are used for the same thing, for example he, she are translated to one word. That must be why sometimes Chinese people call me HE. The lack of masculine and feminine words makes my life a lot easier. Today's lesson felt as though things ...
China, where do we begin? I have to say, I have never seen such thick fog lift in the early hours of the morning, and then see smog as dense as a blizzard take its place in the afternoon. I have never been so cold coming out of the shower onto a bed that felt like Rideau Canal in the middle of January. And I have never been as awestruck by a man-made structure as I was when I witnessed the Great Wall of China.
China was an intense awakening. It ...
... that happened with Grandma. I just wanted to cuddle with my sweet punkin. Oh yeah, Matt is in there too. :) Again, I want to thank everyone for taking such good care of her and of me. There were even more voicemails and e-mails this week and I just don't think I'll ever be able to tell you all how much I love and appreciate you!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
I recently posted on Facebook that I discovered that everytime ...
... months !@?!
RUSH HOUR, Shanghai....WOW! I think I died 13 times over on the way to the hotel! Bumper cars, swerving, stop and go craziness! We made smalltalk about Disneyland, Smurfs and other silly things, I was so brain-dead, I was not much conversation.
I checked in, got situated and went wandering out for an ATM and a Coco Fruit tea. I passed another visibly out of place American and found out he was Adam, another DE teacher from Michigan. We wandered ...
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