Shenggang Express Hotel
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... in order to get a seat on the bus. Our fighting spirit bursted and all of us (including my mum) started to move very quickly. On the way to the right spot we saw more signs announcing both buses (919, 877) and it was getting clear that somebody had prepared a scam for tourists going to the Great Wall. Once we reached the place from where the buses actually departed we stopped moving and looked at massive crowds of people queuing for the bus no. 877. From unknown reason we ...
... that helps teach English to the children of migrant workers in the surrounding villages around ISB. The high school students at ISB teach the classes and it is fun to watch them plan and execute their lessons. It is also really great to watch how excited the local Chinese children are to be learning English.
Depending on the day, Casey and I usually take either a 4:30 or a 6:00 p.m. bus from school to downtown Sanlitun, where we live in Beijing. ...
... big no and there are more beautiful attractions than the forbidden city in Beijing. With all the spitting etc it crosses my mind that it is easy to see why the bird flu epidemic would have broken out. Also I now realise why the tourist attractions are shells, because the Chinese love to touch everything, so the Government is protecting them.
I'm beginning to think Beijing is not for us!
I did finally buy a coat from a bargain shop, my ...
... 76 to pay.
I had a choice here - or to be precise I didn't. Arguing is pointless as they don't speak English. Doing a runner is equally futile as the police would be involved and I wouldn't stand a chance. It had become painfully obvious to me that they don't like people from free countries around these parts. Sitting on the spot and refusing to pay would be worst of it. Here's how it goes: they shout for assistance and a bunch of nasty looking blokes with scars that definitely ...
... 8217;s right, we fed our faces again!! Sat with a lovely girl from Hong Kong & all got on well, as well as the guy that arranged the brunch, more new friends & contacts.
A relax at home, then Andy went to Paddy’s to watch the football & the grand prix, I didn’t go as I was shattered & hate it when they switch the commentary to the footie half an hour into the grand prix, so out of protest I stayed at home & ...
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