- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... deep fried goodies, when out of the corner of my eye, I saw a noodle table... yesssssssss. Noodles for lunch, finally. I also introduced Madelleine to some Chinese pastries that I love and she liked them a lot.
From there, we went to Kai Yuan temple, which had a giant bixi (turtle-beast) that some construction workers found when digging up a street in 2000. There was another old white man from England who I said hi to, but I still feel very skeptical ...
... He drove me about 1 km in the direction I was already going to walk by myself. I was mad so I gave him $1.50, slammed the door and caught the bus to town. Did I mention I hate taxis? Something like this happens every time I try to take one by myself.
I had the Chinese characters for the bus stop I needed, so it was no problem to get there. The only problem was that I was about two hours early for meeting Liu and my French friends ...
... in the valley floor. Perfect location and perfect for tourists wanting to stay over and shoot in the morning. HOWEVER: Unless you are a Chinese citizen, forget it! They will not allow foreign visitors to stay in the hotel! This means you must return to the capitol and find a hotel that does accept foreigners. You would think, especially in a capitol city, that this would be easy to find. But no. However, one hotel (which shall ...
... good with English had a great one about a flame from a fire on wood but he the water cooler broke in class so he spent so much time fixing that that I wasn't able to get a copy of it.
4th grade learned the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Which they happen to already know in Chinese so we were able to go through the whole story with ...
... to put a house on a flower, but I guess that could work if it was a bee's house. Basically I had classrooms full of authors for the week, and next week I plan to do the same with my 5th graders. It's fun to see just how much English the kids can come up with and what ideas they have.
Besides that this week I worked at Uncle Sam's again, the after school ...