Travel Blogs from Beijing
... everyone caught up with me.
At our subway stop, we met up with our professor. She took us to see the Tienanmen Terrance, which was in the same area as the Forbidden City.
As we were walking, my professor asked how much better my Chinese had gotten. "It is better." I responded. "Too bad Chloe isn't here to translate for me (my Chinese-American friend from last semester who spoke fluent Chinese).
I mainly talked with Shari during our field ...
... the salon outside of east gate. My hair was long and gross. It was time for a haircut and I did not return home with long hair because my dad would not be happy to see that.
When I walked in, the worker immediately recognized me. He quickly took me to wash my hair. Then he pointed on the prices to indicate the one I usually get.
A different guy showed up and I said, "hen duan (very short)." He was so confused until I ...
... of origin
After much internet research we found a small sports bar in a hutong that was screening the big game. We entered the tiny bar and to our surprise it was full of Australians. It was fun to have a laugh and watch the game with these guys. Afterwards we decided to go in hunt of another bar and just about when we were going to give up we stumbled across a hole in the ...
How are you all? We're ok, although Andy has been really poorly with what we think was some kind of stomach flu which is doing the rounds here, and was off work last Weds-Fri, much better now but still not 100%, and was in bed for 3 days, even stayed in on Friday night!!
Last Weds I went to a women's networking event with the Viva group, it was their Christmas party, so they invited the Lolipop bakery to attend who have a branch in Beijing ...
Everybody is Instant Noodling
After a delay of almost 2 hours in Moscow our plane was ready to leave for Beijing. The further we got from Holland the more I started to relax. We arrived in Beijing around 03:00 in the morning of july 16th. From my shifu I had heard that it was not so easy to get a trainticket and he would ask someone to help me get it. I did not understand, shouldn't you just go stand in line a get a ticket? I would soon ...
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