Asia Gulf Hotel
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My semester in China has been steadily rushing by; I'm already over a third done my time here! I can't believe so many days have passed since I last hugged my family good bye in that airport. But alas, the days are packed full of lots of learning, plenty of trying, and many new adventures. We just had the National Autumn Festival here not too long ago. Although we international students didn't get off classes for a week like the Chinese, between memorizing stacks ...
... is good for me,and this is making me a better version of myself. And although the next few weeks are full of classes that will challenge all my free time away, there are weeks of train rides and journey time glistening on the horizon.
But right now, I'm living in the tick of my watch because 3 months doesn't pass in an instant,and it doesn't depend on how you think it ought to ...
... Subsequently Sunday morning for the flight to Korea we left an hour earlier than planned and ended up waiting for check-in to open for over 2 hours!
I have included a video file in this entry of our performance of La Fiesta in Xiamen accompanied by some photos from the tour - many of which you will have seen in the blog.
... of English. I have held so many children I have lost count, and I have posed with a toothless grinning woman well into her 90's that I had to hold her up for fear she may fall over!
I love coming to this country. It is vast. It is raw. It is unpredictable. It is unnerving. It is also one of the warmest places one can visit.
A few photos of some of those moments...
... forget or have no luck finding one of several electric passenger golf carts to take you there.
The tide was out when I arrived, so a steep climb down barnacled stone steps took me along the shoreline of fishing boats where people live, fish and trade from their vessels. It is very much a marine atmosphere here that takes you back to a slow and different time.
The reality check however is a glance back to the mainland ...