The last month seems to have been one of celebration here in China. First we had Happy Teachers Day- receiving many good wishes, beautiful cards and gifts.
Last week was Mid Autumn Festival and Mooncake day. I have been given a truckload of mooncakes and will be eating them forever I think. They are very rich so you cant eat too many at once. How does one describe mooncakes...hmmm.....well some taste delicious, some are downright ghastly AND as for what they look like...well they go from traditional to modern to completely bizarre!!!
Yesterday China celebrated its National Day but we get a 5 day holiday??!!?? The streets were all decorated, gardens manicured to perfection, people everywhere and balloons galore. I was fortunate to be taken to some of the festivities with a few of my students....funnily enough I did not see another westerner anywhere all day....but I'd love a kwai for every time my picture was taken!!
Well I'm off to enjoy the rest of my break as back to school will come around all too quickly.
Bye for now.