Green Rivers Plaza
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... with heat and tinted windows and just that moment alone would have made the private tour price worth it. "Thank God I am not on a tour bus with so may people!"
We talk a bit to Michael who:
- Is from the Schezuan Province
- Originally but came to Beijing in 1995 to study economics at the university.
- Is about my age and has a wife and one little 2.5 year old little girl- English name Annie. ...
... 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. ...
... What madness. Last visit we joked that the lane markings were "just A SUGGESTION" to the drivers. Now that doesn't even apply! Jack, our guide told us that just Beijing has more than 3 million new cars on the road since on last visit! Plus the population is now over 30 million people! Good place to visit foe a short time!
We head to Xi'an next. This is the beginning of the SILK ROAD and the home of the Terra Cotta Warriors!! More to come!
... aback. Xander suggested we try pressing Poor, but we feared that an anonymous figure in a backroom office would announce "Kill them" into a microphone. The same buttons were available today. Some management consultants somewhere have earnt lots of money persuading the Chinese they need this customer satisfaction work. After getting settled on the plane the delay was initially no more than an irritation. We were comfortable, the tvs were on and Jonathan and I were catching ...
... at each gate. There was a lovely imperial garden at the end with shady trees, pagoda and weird stone arrangements. This is where the royal courtesans used to come to relax. Once we had gone through all the gates we doubled back and explored some of the smaller alleyways and courtyards down either side of the big squares. The smaller courtyards had names like 'The Hall of Peace and Tranquility' or 'the Courtyard of Preserving ...