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... crazy fast at what I can only assume was 100 MPH or greater, on the edge of a gorge! So to say the very least I saw my life flashing before my eyes and was counting the several ways that I could have died in the time I spent in that cab, just to make sure that I was prepared for anything and of course the seat belts were broken. We called a couple of our Chinese friends who spoke English to translate for us, turns out that there was still another HOUR left of ...
So, i've realized that I haven't written anything about the actual reason that I am here in China for in the first place! So, school it is.
I work at, get ready for it....Beautiful Grassland Montessori International School. I teach kids ages 0-3, so pre-school. However, the majority of my kids are around 2 1/2 and the youngest being 1 1/2. They are exactly what you would expect...kids. They can be super gross with sneezing ...
We made all sorts of dishes for when a couple people came over that afternoon. We made salad, teriyaki potatoes, tomatoe and eggs, duck that was roasted and had a variety of spices on it, fish, cucumber salad and angel food cake for dessert :) eating out is cheap and convienent, but cooking at home feels comfy and I love it.
I FINALLY got my phone to upload pictures to my computer! whoop whoop! small victories ...
I know the title of my entry looks like giberish, BUT it is the name of a preserved old town in Chongqing that they have made into a neat tourist place, surprisingly you'll find more locals here than tourists.
They have all sorts of food there, pretty much any ...
... us "this is NOT the real Chinese." It is very clear the only people that could possibly shop in The Gap or eat at the Burger King or McDonalds or shop at the iPhone store would be expats. This place is clearly built and used by tourists only. Some American Chinese people were there - taking pictures - tourists. Makes sense. An interesting note about the giant Apple store here - an Iphone in China will cost you over $1,000. The Apple store in ...