Shanshui Trends Hotel (Zhaoqing)
Travel Blogs from Zhaoqing
... at my destination and even after yesterdays visit to Licha Village after departing I became a little confused as I found myself walking around yet another normal Chinese small town, that of ugly white tiled buildings and thankfully also ...
I left Longnan yesterday and just over five hours later I arrived in Guangzhou (ancient Canton) City and I must say, the journey was not only one of the most beautiful bus rides I've done in years but it was also one of the scariest. When it poured ...
... enjoyed it, and then Daniel and I made the decision to come to his school to teach this term, and what an amazing 5 months it has been.
Daniel and I have literally spent every day together since December, due to work, and the fact that there are literally no foreigners here, and also because we just get on so well. As cheesy as this all may sound, I am going to be a mess when it comes to leaving next week!
I just know, however, it will only be goodbye for now..
... and the way the children (don't) respect their teachers as much!
Teacher/student relationships in China are very different, it is more like a friendship, yet in the classroom there is still the appropriate authority that a teacher needs.
I believe teaching in China has given me a confidence boost and taught me so much about the different ways people are, and the way they live. It has also been an amazing experience which I wouldn't change for anything
... the 'soft sleeper' cabin I had once on a train. this however, was still rock solid. Their pillows also seem to have one side with some strange sort of beading inside, like soft (ish) balls inside, and the other has lots of ridges. I did however find a very cheap pillow which is bouncy just like ones at home!
Don't get me wrong during this paragraph- I like Chinese people. I am in their country, and I respect everything about their ways and cultures. HOWEVER, It ...