Hanting Express (Nanjing Ruijin Road)
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... uni appeared and he joined us for lunch at the canteen beside our hotel. At this one you can pay in cash whereas at the others we tried you have to use your student cash card which we don't quite know how to top up yet. We had some time back at the hotel chatting before we went to meet up with Henry and the other Chinese students. They took us to another canteen to learn how to make Zhongs which are sticky rice with dates in a parcel made of banana leaves. ...
... was vast and picturesque except for the dead fish floating here and there, it didn't entice us in for a swim... The wall was very big, in fact the longest city wall in the world at originally 33km and now 22km remain. As we walked along we got a good view of the lake and the dragon boats; tomorrow is the last day of the 3 day dragon boat festival in China. As we walked the Olympic Rings came into view as Nanjing hosted the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. These looked great from far away ...
... sum of 25p complete with Avril Lavigne on the side! We met a young girl in the street who practiced her English on us, "Hello! You are very beautiful." So we thanked her in our best Mandarin (thank you is all we can say!) and smiled at the English lessons they must get. We have tried to use the phrase book with limited success, sometimes it helps and other times people then start speaking in rapid Chinese or just displaying extremely confused faces. The journey to the airport ...
... the very top Chinese state schools so the students are the cream of the crop. The students are so pressurised from their parents (partly the
single child policy, and partly the cultural norm that parents will be
provided for by their children in retirement). They are in school by
7.00am each day and finish formal lessons in our centres between 4.00
and 5.00, but then they have Chinese lessons, or have to do self-study,
and do not leave ...
... Fresh in town (popular with Westerners). Caroline showed me how to get a taxi expat style: walk into a 5 star hotel, pretend you’re staying there and have the concierge organize a taxi for you. Apparently this is also a good trick for posting mail. My driver had asked for the night off (social event) so left us at Elements Fresh. The taxi home (approx 30 min drive) cost us a total of $8! Bargain! A 10 min taxi ride from Adelaide airport cost me $22 in ...