Hanting Hi Inn Shanghai Jing'an Temple
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... in one shop spoke English and told me I must be very rich (ha!) if I want to buy genuine spectacle frames. He did take me to another shop and they did have genuine frames and it's really quite easy to tell the fakes from the genuines. It's a pretty quick service with turnaround in around 30 minutes. That's quicker than it takes me to choose frames. But the 'real' glasses are no cheaper than at home.
And I was able to confirm something I had noticed: young ...
... was exiled from cities and forced
into labor camps in the Chinese countryside. It took years for the PRC
to recognize the human value of educated people and reintroduce them
I'm going to make a quick list of China's history. This is obviously very limited and focuses on modern materials.
- 1600 B.C. - Shang Dynasty
- First recorded dynasty
- 1368 A.D. - Ming ...
The man opened the door and looked at me, surprised by my (admittedly shocking) laowai face. "Uh, is this the instrument repair shop?" I stammered, unsure whether or not I was using the correct vocabulary. I handed him the card and he motioned for me to come inside.
When I opened the case, he chuckled. "No problem. Come back for it tomorrow." After some haggling over the price, which all Scrooge's know how to ...
... Nacho and Silvia were also great! Thanks to them my beer belly has grown a bit, but we met some very neat people like 'Kris' the Dane, Maria and San Marcos, the Argentines
and others. It was very interesting to see 'pinche' Shanghai through the eyes of these lovely people, as Silvia would say.
I guess we picked a good city to start our Asian adventure. Shanghai has an interesting story, a bit of the west thrown in there. We ...
... but I haven't heard back on that yet. The week of observing is always hard for me to begin with because I just want to jump in and be busy!
Today was fun though. Patty gave me permission to do "get to know you" activities with the students so that I can start really getting to know them and building relationships. In some ways that's going to be a lot harder here than at FIL because I only see them once a day and the teachers are separated from the students ...