Nanyuan Inn (Suzhou Industrial Park)
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... to the Tiger Hill Garden. There was quite a deal of walking here with Billy slotting in a number of stops so we could have a break and he gave us a lot of the history of the area. Lots of photos taken (by and OF us) during the day - Greg's beard and (sexy) moustache are a big hit! There is a pagoda at Tiger Hill Garden that is doing the Leaning Tower of Pisa trick and is Leaning to one side . Our next stop was at the Lingering ...
... don't buy a green Chinese cap (with the red star) - it basically means your wife is having an affair! Doesn't stop them being sold to the tourists! It was an hour and a half drive then to our hotel in Suzhou. It was located down a narrow, crowded (aren't they all) street with lots of shops selling jade. It took a little while settling in - discovering breakfast wasn't to be supplied (a few phone calls should hopefully sort it out) - and then Greg and David ...
... to the one we went into! Am slightly perturbed as do not recognise anything and on strange street. I ask for bus stop but forget to ask for foreign people's bus stop. Set off but then realise my mistake and retrace footsteps whereupon a helpful man realises what I am looking for and sets me off to correct place. I spot our bus and whilst waiting for the others send a private prayer of thanks to my old ...
One Day More.
This is what we woke up singing and continued singing on the bus to school.
Knowing that we were doing no work today, we were excited to spend one last day with our students.
The first part of the morning was spent with a draw to give away all the resources that we have used over the last 3 weeks.
Then our classes joined together to watch "The Emperor's New Groove" which they thoroughly enjoyed.
After lunch, ...
... little side tours of interesting places where they hope you will spend your money. In this case they wanted us to buy fancy silk quilts. No one in our group bought one. So we continued through the shop, past the silk clothing, bags, etc. and an argument broke out between some of the tourists and the guide, presumably about being dragged off the canal to go shopping. Tammy and I guiltily made a couple small purchases there - they had cute silk bags! The angry people in our tour ...