Travel Blogs from Chongqing
It's generally not a good sign when the highlight of visiting a city is going to see "Wolverine."
Most Chinese cities are pretty unpleasant places, even by John's standards. (and he's spent time in Lagos!) The pollution is so thick that it actually burns your throat and makes your eyes sting.
We were passing through Chongqing on …
... fried fish, pot roast, meat loaf, vegetables of all kinds, potatoes prepared in a variety of ways, bread (of all shapes and sizes, kinds and flavors). American dishes are, typically, quite time consuming in terms of production; in other words, they take a while to make. Breads, dairy (milk, cheese, etc), and meat constitute a large portion of the American diet.
In our week 2 classes, I'll go over some common American dishes (some of my favorites ...
... came to a total of £6... Err, cheap and cheerful?! The room that is of course... not the extras! Of all places, our next exciting drama of the day came from the Carrefour, where casually out of the 5 Norwegians, 2 Germans, 1 Swiss and 7 British which we account to, spent the majority of the afternoon searching for cheese. Any cheese would have been acceptable; real cheese, fake cheese, blocks of cheese, ...
... from the bathroom, where there is always electricity, to the main room giving all there computers power. I have found it weird that they cut the power and force all the students in at 11 pm. Beyond obvious reasons of weirdness, it just seems detrimental to studying. Anyways, we hung out there for a while and then Paul and I went back to his dorm. I said whats up to his roommates, and thanked them for allowing me to sleep in their room for the night. I was exhausted so I ...
... wide spread hatred for the Japanese. Of course, the rape of Nanking came up. This is always the response. I usually counter that this happened so long ago. Americans and English do not hate Germans and although Jews will never forget what happened, I don’t think many Jews hate todays German generation. I told him this and the next common response popped up. He tells me that today the Japanese government will not face what they did so many years ago. He says that they do not ...
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