7 Days Inn (Chongqing Yu'Ao Bridge)
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... to the gorge and it was getting late enough in the day that there would not be time to actually hike today, so the Kato said that he is going to take us to a little village where we can stay the night and hike in the morning. This was NOT our plan. We finally turned around half way through the ride and eventually got back to a random subway stop and had to find our way back to the correct one.
After I finally paid Kato his damn money and got out of the cab ...
So, i've realized that I haven't written anything about the actual reason that I am here in China for in the first place! So, school it is.
I work at, get ready for it....Beautiful Grassland Montessori International School. I teach kids ages 0-3, so pre-school. However, the majority of my kids are around 2 1/2 and the youngest being 1 1/2. They are exactly what you would expect...kids. They can be super gross with sneezing ...
... can fit in an elevator. We were mashed in like sardines. I was uncomfotable and they were giggling. Awesome. I would have gotten a picture except I couldn't move my arms! Once we un-wedged ourselves from the elevator I got some art and kid chopsticks to round out my shopping adventure.
We came home and had a yummy mexican dinner thanks to Stephanie and I got all packed.
Tomorrow will be a long day - 24 hours of travel here I come!
"Chuan", as it's pronounced in Mandarin, means stick. However, it has also become the nickname for anyone who visits Alexi and I in Hechuan. Neil has done us the favor of calling Chongqing "the Chongers", which sounds a bit racisty, but I promise it's innocent.
Recently, I hadn't had much time to practice Chinese and was getting a bit lazy--the people I used to practice with were busy, or I was, and then all of us traveled to Chongqing to hang out with Keel, thus having ...
... didn't get it, and instead thought I didn't know my numbers. I forgot the word for joke, so just said "not serious" repeatedly like an idiot. She offered 1000, which sounds great for 8 hours of tutoring per month, but I just couldn't take it in good conscience, even if it's ok here. I told her it's free--she could just teach me Chinese in exchange. That was fine with her.
After this lengthy conversation, perhaps the longest conversation I've ever had continuously ...