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Travel Blogs from Tangshan
... EcoCity is no carbon-copy of a Swedish development. It has been very thoroughly designed to fit exactly what Tangshan needed in a sustainable development.
Of particular note were the following:
- Sustainable transport to/from and within the EcoCity (not yet built).
- Extensive use of fresh water and parklands (under construction).
- Minimum building environmental standards requiring the MAXIMUM 3-Stars under the Chinese ...
I picture myself in such moments, when I see my love one draw their last breath in my arms or the home which I have built for the last 30 years crumble in a moment of seconds. And if such moments will come, what can I do or rather what will I do? And before that moment, if ever, arrives, let's be thankful with what we already have, whether its a 2nd hand car, an old bike or hand me down clothes ...
Me: I want the cheapest route to Tangshan,
Grumpy ticket seller: 26.50RMB
Grumpy ticket seller: 26.50RMB!
I give her the money and thought to myself, OMG, thats even cheaper then me travelling from the Film Academy to Sanlitun by cab in Beijing.
Settling well in Tangshan after many OMG moments. I'll break it down to the following:
OMG 1: OMG, why did I have to choose the day when its ...
... come back. Where are we now? Well right now I am writing this is a smelly, sweaty train station ticket office looking after our bags while Oliver is somewhere in the sea of people trying to buy us a one way ticket to Tianjin. I have my fingers, toes and everything else crossed hoping we can get a ticket today. If not then I guess it's back to Tangshan we ...
... pointing to some plastic fruit. Most of the students could answer us and they were put through. We did have the odd child who put their fingers in their ears, shaking their heads shouting wo bu xihuan yingyu (I don't like English). The next week seemed impossible for these kindergarten students. When we were handed the list of questions to ask I explained that most of our middle school student couldn't answer these. 20% of their mark ...