Nanyuan Inn (Suzhou Guanqian)
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Trip out of Shanghai today to Suzhou about 80 km from Shanghai. 36 degrees so thankful for the coach air con. Travelled along the industrial corridor linking the two cities which was interesting in its own right. Lots of high rise apartment blocks for the workers and factories galore. All very intensive and looking efficient. Sub - text here seemingly - "Be afraid the West, be very afraid!". Certainly as ...
... to convey our concern to the front desk brought us a great deal of enjoyment.
We enjoyed our last dinner at the hotel in Kunshan (no dumplings though :( )
Our Chinese friends took us to a rock music club to celebrate our last night.
It was really empty when we got there at 7:30, but after about half an hour it was packed.
The band went on at 9:30 and the singer joked about never performing for this many foreigners.
... on the event and it was more impressive than we could have imagined.
They had an English band, lots of stuff to eat, and a beautiful venue.
Before the certificates were distributed, they had a beautiful sand painting demonstration.
It was a great night.
Our bus stopped at McDonalds on the way home to the hotel and we had an early night.
Looking forward to our last day tomorrow.
Two days until Beijing!
Thanks for reading, ...
Three more teaching days left!
My morning started off great, with the news that the Blue Jays had won again.
Maybe it's good luck for me to be in China...
Our morning consisted of our last theory lesson (yay) and the morning flew by as always when it is the third time around.
Lunch was semi cold again as always, but still pretty good.
After lunch we ...
... be outside so much, but when Sebastian saw the enormous Buddha that greeted us at the door, it was all worth it. "Mommy, it's Buddha!" He even lifted his shirt and rubbed his belly. It was hilarious.
We climbed up a lot of pagoda stairs to get to the top and hoped for the same sweeping views offered by the Pearl Tower. However, we were met with vague views due to the severe smog that day (see photo of me and Seb with a white background, that was the top of the pagoda!). On ...
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