Garden Inn (Guangzhou Liwan Lake)
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... shell and closer to the audience in order to stop the sound from becoming too boomy. With plenty of time to rehearse this afternoon we felt comfortable by performance time and did the best concert of the tour to date.
We met the NZ Consulate General briefly after the concert and she spoke very kindly of our performance and was clearly proud to have representatives of New Zealand in her adopted city.
Guangzhou is a truly ginormous city – the 6th largest in the world with a population of just under 14 million. The density of the apartment living is quite astounding and we feel like we are in the REAL madness of China now. The only cities in China bigger than this are Beijing and Shanghai at 24,000,000 and 21,000,000 respectively. To round out ‘Chinese
Geography 101’, there are 101 cities in China that have a population ...
... share my pain and laugh at what we’ve signed ourselves up to.
On Friday, September 5, it was my roommate’s birthday, Zac
Burns. We, the seven foreign teachers at Nanhai, decided to go out for Karaoke.
It was my first time at a Karaoke bar, but after last night, it certainly won’t
be my last. I had some reservations at first, but I was pleasantly surprised
from what I found. We were taken to our own private room, ...
... taste. The outdoor bar we decided to drink was not lacking in stray cats, had a hole for a toilet, and beer, that when converted, came out to $0.50 per bottle. Soon once we arrived, returning foreign teachers met with their old friends and we soon had a party of ten to fifteen people. The other teachers came from all over, but from what I remember there was a man from Philippines, another from Australia, and a women from Jamaica. Later that night, after a few dollars of beer, ...
... but it’s hard to pass on free food when you’re only making $1000 a month.
In addition, I’ve been fortunate to meet some of my Chinese peers at school and play a little basketball with them. Very nice guys, and one of the evenings they invited me to dinner for some of the best fish I’ve ever had. In addition to sport, I’m unsure how this rumor started, but I’ve been touted as some sort of expert Soccer Trainer here at school. I’ve since ...