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... mind ****** as I was.
I think you can even find the links to the full movie on Youtube. If anyone wants to watch it come find me sometime, I'd be willing to watch it with you and explain any parts where the subtitles don't do justice.
The other movie I just got done watching a few minutes ago was The Joy Luck Club. It's actually an American movie based off the famous novel by Amy Tan. I just ordered a copy to be shipped to my house, I know what ...
The highlight of Chinese architecture is the roof. Massive, colorful and expressive, roofs carry a thousand years of tradition and technology.
Imperial roofs are complicated affairs, generally shaped as sweeping curves in order to ward off the linear evil spirits. The curve is a structural complexity involving hundreds of carved and fitted wooden pieces, topped by more decorative members, and finished with glazed terra cotta ...
... no longer gross. The brown dye was still obvious, but no big deal.
When I returned to my room, I heard Niaya's voice in the hallway. I came out of my room and said hi to her. Niaya walked over to me and touched my hair. She could not believe that I cut my hair.
Niaya's tutor was with her. Her tutor said that she remembered me from last semester. She said that she was the Boston guy John's tutor last semester. That clicked ...
... me to have them fend for themselves after all we'd been through. It became a late night of finding a hostel and late dinner, but I enjoyed getting to know the guys and randomly getting their perspective on the Afghan war. They seemed very pragmatic yet sadly resigned about it knowing it is an extremely complicated web of viewpoints and external pressure. Despite the cluster we encountered the past 24ish hours, I found that I really enjoyed Beijing and its nightlife in the ...
... t about to take this at face value. We thanked him for his advice and decided to double check this was the case as I had learnt that sometimes information given is old and inaccurate, even when someone is trying to help. Not this time though, we followed the signage to the subway station and sure enough, it was boarded up and there was no English signage or directions suggesting alternatives, nor an information desk. We decided to trust in Leio, we had little other option at ...