Suzhou Neighborhood Holiday Hotel (Dongwu South Road)
Travel Blogs from Suzhou
... back whilst someone else did all the work but in the end he really enjoyed it and now he has practical imperialist empathy for the rickshaw drivers rather than imagined. We had a boat trip on the Grand Canal and visited another Scholar's garden within which I stick like glue to Mike for obvious reasons! We have a chat with two sweet children who were fascinated by the strange foreign couple and everyone ...
... out to be an English band, and a good one at that, so we enjoyed them.
The bar served good drinks and McDonald's food disguised as their own menu items (seriously).
We drank probably a bit too much considering we leave for Beijing at 7:15 tomorrow, but oh well.
Looking forward to tomorrow. but I will miss all my Chinese friends!
Thanks for reading, Mom!
Les Miserables- One Day More: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM3MzWY ...
Two more teaching days!
Today was our day where the teachers had to take what they've learned and apply it to their classrooms.
We modelled a literacy lesson in the morning, and they had the whole afternoon to develop their own lesson using our strategies and their textbook.
It went really well.
After school, we had an early dinner as we had to prepare for our gala celebration in the evening.
The real estate company that sponsors the ...
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 ...
... over stimulating with smells of food, sounds of vendors selling kids toys, street performers, and constant people watching in the crowded street.
Sebastian absolutely adores music, and when we saw a man playing what looked like a violin that's played like a harp with a bow, he wanted to play. The man was very gentle with showing him how to play and even let him do it on his own. This is a memory I will never forget.
We took the equivalent of a gondola ride down ...