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... first time outside of North America I have never felt more worldly and smart. Some of the world travelers i've met just do not have basic common sense and they possess an ignorance for other cultures (which was the big shocker for me). Apparently no matter how many places in the world you have been, this does not change the person you are at heart. I will add that I believe age is a big factor here as well, immaturity will crush a person ...
Today was the first day of orientation and so it was just a lot of short speeches, Chinese language lessons and we went over lesson planning. The exciting part of the day was when we experienced a traditional Chinese style lunch, lazy susan and all! There were so many different foods to choose from and everything was pretty damn spicy, except for the sweet and sour fish.
I also meet a lot of really cool people who are participants from the ...
... especially because I love this city! it's got a ton of character! Yes, parts of it are crumbling, but it makes it quaint and I like that. Besides, it's the last day of the Chinese new year today! So there have been fireworks going off for the past hour, and then they eventually stop and then fireworks start up on top of the building next to it! It's like one huge celebration that I've finally arrived and they have not disappointed me!
Over and Out,
... most here) and made people get their wits and move their asses along. The flight was great and the male flight attendant was doing his best to get us toasted. Woops! We Saw the outback from the sky. So cool! We landed in Hong Kong and had to go through passport control. We got to one gate and they closed it. We had to walk with the pushing masses back to the other area and finally passed through. Bags were collected and we had to ...
So my holiday has officially begun, despite the fact that the school has yet to send me anything regarding my students' grades. I submitted 50% of my grades because that is all the information I have been given.They seem to be in no rush to give the students official grades, so I'm taking that as a hint that my holiday has also begun.
As we all know, the school has repeatedly messed up my visa. To this date, I have no working visa through my school. Apparently ...