Commune by the Great Wall
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... After dinner, papa Lei took us to the square just outside the Exhibition centre in Beijing, where many people gather in the evenings for dancing, karaoke and also rollerblading. We had some good fun joining in the dancing with some other classy ladies, and we attracted a lot of audience by our fabulous dance moves :D. All in all, what a fab day! Many firsts for Hilz - first manicure + pedicure and first hot ...
I can't believe it's not butter and in the same way I can't believe we climbed the Great Wall today! Well sorta climbed.... We started the day with the aim of climbing all the way up and down and still make it back before the midday heat.... an ambitious prospect but we are three athletic and spritely young lasses. We gave up on that idea as soon as we saw there was a ...
Finally dragged ourselves out of Costa and subway-ed it to the Temple of Heaven. No queues this time #heavenly Highly impressed by the significantly increased proportion of westerners as compared to the Forbidden City (and as analysed by using appropriate t-tests*) #ilovescience Temple of Heaven was beaut and we took many a nice photo as you can see. We had yet another ...
... than a dollar how could I go wrong! 4) cheap flowers: I buy a bouquet of flowers weekly for myself. Roses are less than a dollar each. Why not? 5) not hearing other peoples conversations: sounds strange but it's kinda nice to not listen to other peoples gossip or students theories on life at Starbucks. I know I will be overwhelmed by English when I return home. 6) happy lemon bubble tea chain... Coconut with salted cheese... Surprisingly good ...
No matter where you go in the world, different people have different ways of life. In my almost four weeks in China, I've found this to be especially true. But while I've worked hard and have been pretty successful at adjusting to the overall culture here, there are a few little funny differences about China that always manage to catch me off guard. Like......
1) Ordering Food at a Restaurant
Last weekend, a few friends and I decided to ...
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