7 Days Inn (Nanjing Xinjiekou)
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... legs! Next was Chinese language which was really good fun. Everyone was trying really hard and the teacher is great. In Chinese as well as the characters there's a language called Pinyin which is basically when they write it with English letters with accents, and it shows how to pronounce the word. However you don't pronounce just as you see so I kept writing my own phonetics beside the words to remind myself. Towards the end of the class Tom Bruce, the organiser ...
... up close they were peeling a bit! Every so often there would be an information sign along the way or a small exhibition in the gate tower. We decided to walk 3km along passing 2 gates however the wall at some point ran out and we are not sure if we were at our suggested destination. We discovered that we may in fact have overshot as we then had to walk back along the base of the wall for some way until we could turn downhill to reach the metro station. By this point everyones' feet ...
... I have found the roads to have similar rules to South East Asia; a lot of use of the horn and no strict lane use. This also means though that crossing the road is straight forward; when it's a green man just go and even if they still come they will move around you, and if there are no lights also just go! Once at arrivals the real fun began as we couldn't see the reps from NUAA...we did see a couple of guys though who we recognised from uni so we all stood together and ...
... session. The Centre Principals run their centres on their
own without deputies or a team of senior management as they would have
in the UK, and the model is very unusual as they are situated in the
host Chinese School which is run by the Chinese Principal and his
Deputies. The Chinese host school is very much in control and can be
very frustrating for our CPs as they do not issue yearly calendars as we
have in the UK, but ...
Today we had another day of exploring with the Shephards. After Lochie's footy (soccer) practice and lunch, we picked up Caroline, Lucas and Oliver and headed to Zheng He’s Treasure Shipyard. A Chinese treasure ship was a type of large wooden ship in the fleet of admiral Zheng He, who led 7 voyages during the early 15th century. Through the grounds we explored gardens, statues, waterways, a replica ship (HUGE!) and a working temple. As you can ...