Hello there! My name is Ken and I am a Chinese senior high A Level student in Guangdong Country Garden School. Welcome to Ken's Study Journey website and blog!
Recently, I travelled to Xunliao Bay and Luofu Mountain at Huizhou to relax, take exercise, and discover some knowledge in real life. I had fun while studying.
I have already been to Xunliao Bay last year with my family along with an article clearly describing it.
We should have gone to Yangjiang because it was rainy during the days we were travelling. So, we had changed the plan for the relaxation journey several days before travelling.
I also have discovered, explained and shared some knowledge, especially physics, to my classmates on the go. So, there is a way to help me revise knowledge without tiredness. It is one of my study tips. Why we should Discover Knowledge in Real Life?
Now, I am going to share some photos and my experiences about this journey. Follow me!
Day 1: 3 October
Afternoon: Going to Xunliao Bay
In the afternoon, we packed up our luggage and departed to Xunliao Bay by car. There were no traffic congestion, so we arrived there rapidly.
After arrival, we entered the hotel and put our luggage. Then, we had dinner on a platform outside the hotel to enjoy not only local mouthwatering seafood but also natural sound and scenery straightly from the sea.
The trip was happened during China National Day festival, so there are some China national flags hang in the sky and on the wall.
Day 2: 4 October
Morning: Swimming in the Sea
On the second day, we swam in the sea and enjoyed the wave come from it. There are some yachts beside the sea, but we didn't do these kinds of entertainment activities.
While swimming in the sea, I have discovered some physics knowledge. On my new website, I have started writing some knowledge explanations as well as sharing knowledge in the real-life context. You can see my explanations if you wish.
Afternoon: Going to Luofu Mountain
After lunch at a seafood restaurant opposite to the hotel, we packed up our luggage and went to Luofu Mountain.
Similarly, we entered a hotel after arriving at there. The hotel is adjacent to the Luofu Mountain, so we can breathe in fresh air.
Evening: Enjoying the Hot Spring
After dinner, we enjoyed the hot spring next to the hotel.
There are different kinds of hot springs along with some medicines that are useful to make our bodies healthier. This can let us gain energy before climbing the mountain and be exuberant afterwards on the next day.
Note: The photos are not taken and shown for privacy purposes.
Day 3: 5 October
Morning and Afternoon: Climbing Luofu Mountain
During the last day of the trip, we have climbed the Luofu Mountain.
Unfortunately, the cableway was under maintenance, so we needed to climb the mountain manually throughout the route. We should have approached the zenith of the mountain because we felt out of gas as a result. Also, the gradient of the slope is very large. The angle to the horizontal is about 50º.
Eventually, there are 2 km to the summit where we have started to return and end our journey. I can imagine that climbing this mountain is as difficult as STEP exam.
More importantly, we didn't eat lunch because there are no restaurants at the top of the mountain.
We should be presistent whenever we are facing difficult challenges. Although we cannot arrive at its terminal, we still can move our body to make our body healtier.
At the bottom of the mountain, there is an environmental information board, in which I have discovered an AS Level physics knowledge.
Showing Health Codes
During the Covid-19 pandemic, we are required to show our Yuekang (Guangdong Health) Code and Itinerary cards using WeChat while entering some hotels and tourism attractions.
Now, I will tell you what are health codes.
Everyone in China is needed to register a health code and fill in your information. It includes your real name, ID card number and health information. It is required to show your codes in some places and the staff will inspect them.
There are 3 colours, green, yellow and red. Green code means you are safe. Yellow code means you may have been to hazardous areas and red code means dangerous.
Itinerary card records your itinerary in the past 14 days to make sure you have not been to hazardous areas. It is made by 3 major ISPs and mobile phone careers, China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom.
If you are travelling in China, please register your health codes as soon as possible using WeChat. It will be required in many places there, including Guangzhou Metro.
Now, I will show you some sunflower codes of mini programs of health codes in Guangdong province. If you have trouble for registering your health codes, you can find instructions on the Internet or contact me for further instructions.
Evening: Going Back to Guangzhou
We finally assembled at the bottom of the mountain, having dinner beside afterwards with some local food such as Yaoji (窑鸡).
After that, we went back to Guangzhou and I will have IELTS lessons in Guangzhou city centre in the following days.
Utilising my Spare Time
During the trip, I always utilise my spare time to study.
I listen to English audio, including podcasts and TED talks, in the car. Also, I discover academic knowledge in real life and then share them on WeChat Moments.
What's more? I usually finish my homework while waiting for food in restaurants.Learn how Top Students Utilise their Free Time
This trip made me feel alleviated and, by the way, I have discovered and shared some physics knowledge in real life.
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