GreenTree Inn Tianjin Hongqi Road Apartment Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... Of the body of about 300 people at this church, give or take, there are a good amount of Africans that attend and about 10 more that showed up today. Apparently, I'm the only black person there that isn't from Africa, so when it came my turn, the introduction situation was quite comical for me and Phil. All in all, it's comforting to know that somewhere in the city, there is group of people I can worship with, and just get some general support and advice when I need it.
... get them to send it away to get fixed.
I just realised I photos on my iphone. they are here now.
Another piece of advice for learning Chinese, start listening to Chinese ASAP, Chinese Pod, Pimsler and Popup Chinese, also get Pleco the full version $36 for ipad. It has 'optical character recognition' meaning I take a photo of my notes and it changes it to a document where if I want the meaning of a particular word I tap on the word ...
... someone to approach me.
There’s so much I want to explore
and I feel like I have so little time to do it in. Five months is going to go
by way too quickly, so I have to make the most of it while I’m here. My next
goal is to figure out this bus system, since I have already mastered crossing
streets and taking taxis, and branch out to the further edges of the city. I’ll
keep you all posted about those adventures as well. Until next time!
... But that’s actually an ok thing since my classes all start at 8 every day…
So much has happened since I got off the plane at Binhai airport, and I haven’t been able to get on and blog about all of them, so I’ll try to catch up in this post. The first adventure I had was figuring out how to get to my school. Transport wasn't provided so a taxi was the next best thing. The only problem was ...
... in the movie 'Jango Unchained' where a guy walks out of a shop and sees the protagonist 'Jango' on a horse and says "There's a ****** on a horse". This is me on a bike in China, in Tianjin. People stop tell there friends to look and watch as I ride by. "look there's a whitey on ******* bike". It's probably more like 'look there's a whitey' but when walking you blend in more inside the university.
Off to the visa office in the morning, wish me luck.