Longchen Business Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lanzhou
... hugging me...on my side I felt a little bit an adolescent and started to walk back to the bus.
My difficult travel-day was going to have anorther 2/3 hours delay on the train from Tianshui to Lanzhou (arrival at 10 instead of 7). I didn't find a hotel (the one I was looking for was leveled in the mean time) and decided to move to the next city (anyhow Lanzhou was supposed to be a technical stop). I bought the ticket for the first train (5 am) and found a place in ...
Today was the last day in Beijing. We went to a jade market in the morning where we saw how to distinguish the differences between jadeite and jade and fake jade. All very interestings stuff and I'm glad that my dad got me one for my birthday last year it's a nice piece of jewelry to have and it's already changed it's v Color . In Chinese we have a saying : jade grows with people and the people grow with the jade. Then after this jade display and demonstration we went to the ...
... to do and wanting to practise my Mandarin, I went over to help them and the driver commented on my excellent English, pity no one ever in China comments on my excellent Mandarin lol. Afterwards, the travellers invited me to dine with them and we went together to the local place that I usually eat at and I helped them to order and they were so surprised that I could order with such ease without knowing how to say many of the food words and just pointing to my sheet of ...
... all in Chinese characters!!!! Not even a word of pinyin!!!
Today I had a lovely surprise when I entered my last class for the day....they decided I should have a "happy everyday" and decorated the board (see pics) They then presented me with the most gorgeous earrings and necklace.
As the title says.....you have to love your students
Bye for now,
... disbelief that someone
could make these noises.
Once in Beijing we hit the subway in
rush hour to meet my friend that we were staying with. Although
slightly out of the city the apartment was great, it was spacious and
homely and gave a good feel of living in the city as opposed to a brief
Beijing was not that great, it was so polluted that we
didn't see the sky the entire time we were there because there is a ...