Xin'ou Hotel

No.6,Sixth Road,Economic &Technical Develompment District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310018, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... the girl who does the timetable was able to give me some materials and eventually I found another English teacher who could actually speak English and she explained that it was a couple of 1-on-1 lessons with a girl and her sister preparing for a skype interview to get into a high school in the USA. It was actually a very easy lesson, but these poor girls had been sent there by their mother to spend a week, day-in day-out practicing ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

... motorcycles, scooters, bikes, and pedestrians. The light just turns green and you go. Driving is insane, there might as well not be any lanes painted on the road. Driving here is kind of like a cat, "if it fits, it sits", so "if it fits, it goes"... and sometimes not even if it fits it still goes. But the taxis are pretty cheap which is good.
There are a ton of markets around here, so we went to the supermarket to get food to keep ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... like bed sheets, a kettle and other bits and pieces. It was quite a saga shopping for things that have no English labels and conversations with the staff would often at times end up with them trying not to laugh at my obviously poorly spoken Chinese. They are very patient though. I managed to get most things, except finding a bed sheet was proving difficult, as was a bath towel. The supermarkets seemed to have hundreds of hand towels, but no ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... her my letter of admission which required me to be registered on this day. She was lovely actually and got me to fill in a form and gave me her contact details. From what I can gather it is all rather laid back, she said to get my work timetable first and we will work my classes around it. All good.

Afterwards I walked (never a good idea in such extreme heat and humidity) to my company to say hi and find out my working details. It ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... how to catch the bus myself tomorrow. Unfortunately it started pouring rain and we went a couple of kms too far, which meant a fair walk in the rain, but at least I think I know the way. By the late afternoon I was totally exhausted and lay in my room for a couple of hours and wrote this. I am optimistic about tomorrow, as it will enlighten me about what I will actually be doing here in the coming months. I think it will take a few days yet to adjust.


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Location

This hotel, located on No.6,Sixth Road,Economic &Technical Develompment District, Hangzhou, is near Hangzhou Paradise Park.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Xin'ou Hotel Hangzhou

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good