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... in the day. It was our first rainy day – we’ve had short downpours and thunder and lightning storms, but this was a steady rain well into the afternoon. And it complicates the life of a pedestrian. Firstly, the sidewalks which are the responsibility of the business owners, are different size tiles placed unevenly so the water wells up in the corners- wet feet. Apparently, the runoff system can’t handle much rain because at every corner there’s a ...
... the next day and then I am warned it is quite disappointing and maybe not quite worth the trip. Plan 1 scrapped- I start seeking something else to do. Then someone at my hostel starts on about the Canton Fair. This I've never heard of so slightly intrigued I tag along for a sneak peak.
China Import and Export Fair- better known as the Canton Fair is held twice a year starting mid April and Mid ...
... a stream of Chinese people walking with their shopping carts – that was unusual at 6;30 on a Sunday morning so I turned and followed the trail and ended up at a huge green market. I’d say it was like a middleman market where the big bins of produce arrived from the countryside and vendors from the wet markets were buying, as well as individuals. So there were carts, bikes, mini wagons and trucks all trying to work their way down the market. I ...
... along with the golf. Of which,
after two months of being pizza free, was heavenly. It was by no means close to
any of the pizzas back home, but putting my abstinence into the equation, the
pizza went down in less than five minutes.
Traditionally, as celebrated back home, Halloween is on the
last day of October. Howbeit, in China, because of scheduling conflicts, the
date of was decided to be on Thursday, October 30.
... language. We headed off south to Dagang, which is about 40min drive from school.
There were around 20 families expected, and the students ranged in age from 3 - 15 years.
My job was to read them a story as they arrived, and keep them occupied till everyone was there, then we went round the animal farm area together, gave them a resource gift, had lunch and came home! Not too strenuous....
Most of the students were very young, under 10 years I would guess, ...
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