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... way to wind down after a very hot and busy day.
to catch the subway back, but found a park to walk through on our way to the
station. Interesting to see what the locals get up to in their spare time! Last
challenge for the day was to hail a taxi once we got off the subway…. easier
said than done, but having watched how Lei did it, we felt more confident and
eventually one stopped for us, and took us "home".
... has been in many ways a respite from what I miss back in either Los Angeles or Sydney. I discovered the Beijing Playhouse by accident a few months before I left for China. It took me a year after that to finally audition for next month's annual Xmas pantomime, The Wizard of Oz. There is a value to this kind of experience of course, from simply being a ham on stage, to meeting new people and rediscovering the wonderful world that's the ...
... and chicken wings. He was so such a generous guy. Then I asked Bill how he ended up in China. He explained that it was by accident. At his old job, he bossed asked him to fly out to London for a meeting. So he did and once he got there, the boss asked him if he was interesting running the company branch in Asia. He had to decide at that moment. Bill took the job and began living in Asia. Later, he became a student at UIBE (not with my program) to study Chinese.
... they would spend that extra chump change and get a sleeper or a speed train their whole lives would ...
... Google some blogs will call it Mangshan Mountain, but the word "shan" means mountain, so this is a little redundant.)
The students were organized into groups with both foreign students and students studying at Beida. I met a handful of Chinese students and a few Japanese students and was able to exchange emails with them. I also met a guy from inner Mongolia, which was pretty neat because we all sat on the bus together and were able to talk about ...