China Holiday October 2007 Part 2 October 17th 2007 We arrived in Hangzhou to weather that was slightly warmer again than Suzhou, after a two and a half hour trip, during which we dozed and read intermittently. We eventually found the queue for taxis, which was only about two hundred meters long, and snaked backwards and forwards inside well-defined barriers under a tin roof held up by rust and hope. On the way we were accosted by several “privat ... read more
Asia » China » Zhejiang » Hangzhou For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Teacher, returned from two years in China, Christmas 2007. Until recently was teaching in an international school in Melbourne city, and then a secondary college in Northern Victoria. Currently working in Academic Skills Services and Equity Pathways Program at Australian Catholic University where I am able to use my skills in a different context to classroom teaching.
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