Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... to meet our driver and guide by 6 to start
the 3 hour drive to Tianjin. We drove straight to the orphanage and
arrived just after 9AM where Jaden was staying and met with one of the
directors at the orphanage to start the process. A few papers signed and
the all important Notice of Travel was handed over and then we waited
what seemed like hours as they went to go get Jaden. His caregiver
brought him in and we got to hold our son for the ...
It was dinner time, during a break between my classes, and I was walking to a near-by restaurant to get some. And I passed a guy sitting near … 3 turtles. Two sere stranded upside down and one was walking a little but being encouraged back near the other two by the guy. Mmmm, interesting.
Just another day at work, right?
I arrived and the Ayi (cleaning lady) let me into work. (I like to get there about an hour before the centre opens so I can get my classes prepared without interruptions.
As I wandered over to clock in, I noticed it was pretty dark inside, there were no lights on … Huh?
I tried to clock in. The machine that usually thanks me in Chinese after I clock ...
... to which the staff agreed they were. And they were.
G offered one of the last two pieces to me & I suggested that we could give one to the caddie who was waiting outside in the sun. I wasn’t sure how he would accept that but he did so quickly & in seemingly good attitude.
After I gave the caddie a NZ 10c coin at the end as a little memento of NZ, G paid her Y200. Oh, I hope she didn’t think my 10 cents was ...
I am beginning to love Fridays because we get the afternoon off to do whatever we like. After class this afternoon we went to the local supermarket, Vanguard. To both get fruit and figure out how much the different types of fruit cost for homework in our Chinese language class. I really enjoy how fresh the fruit is here. The minute you take a bite out of an apple you can taste the freshness. Though no preservatives does have its downfall, it ...