Zhe Jiang Hotel
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... had a lovely meal of tomato and scrambled egg; leafy greens; and rice with cooked dried bacon and spring onion. The lady picked fresh star fruit off the tree for us and showed us the "black' chickens (actually chickens with white feathers, but with black skin and flesh).
We then drove to the tiny town of Changsha, which had stunning architecture alongside the river.
We found the ...
... to the Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral which was modeled on Notre Dame, and is one of only 4 cathedrals in the world made of granite. Stunning stained glass windows.
We then went to the Opera House to buy tickets for the Russian Ballet's Swan Lake on Saturday night! This is really close to the Canton Tower so ...
... with a little park by the river. We had lunch in a the delightful "Orient Express" French Restaurant where the staff were lovely and helpful. Two old carriages have been made into dining cars. Weather permitting we plan to return for an evening meal during our stay.
An excellent first day in Guangzhou, in the old Cantonese region.
... private schools. We’re into another reporting period (marks due Friday), we just finished the F&P Benchmark Assessments and doing writing assessments this week. Next week is Chinese Cultural Week so activities for Chinese New Year each day, then Pink Shirt Day and Book Week – Arg!
The good thing is that we are off for 10 days starting next Friday. The Chinese schools and universities closed last week for 3-4 weeks. Everybody tries ...
... the first time, off the grid.
The semester is at least at a close and work for us foreign teachers has come to a halt. All of our classes have been called off and it was up to us to keep ourselves busy. I’ve done my best getting ready for my upcoming trip, picking up mandarin, learning code, and prepping for life in Europe. All in attempts to break lethargy when it comes creeping up.
Others, unfortunately, have taken this ...