Lihua Grand Hotel
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... take away from 2014, it would be that life is now!
Sounds really cliche, but it screams the truth! You can't enjoy the moment you are in right now if you are not fully immersed in it. Self-awareness is the key to happiness! Learning this lesson across the seas and away from anything comfortable was the greatest ...
... most of it!
We have come to learn that Calgary really isn't as bad as we have ever made it out to be. It's the city that harbours everyone we love. And because of that, we are so thankful to call it our home base. Christmas wasn't the same without our loved ones. We miss you all so dearly, and love you all so incredibly much. We hope your Christmas was filled with love, laughter, joy ...
... horns, and daily exercise. We have had pockets of fun here and there since we've arrived. We are now regulars at a foreigners pub called UK Impressions, half-off beef cheese burgers on Thursdays. (YUM!) Starting to Create memories with new friends, learning some Chinese, and laughing way more often than not! =)
Side note** I'm starting to consider that maybe purchasing gloves wouldn't be such a bad ...
... that task, we headed back to the office to grab the key to our apartment and our bags. Rosy and Linda took us via taxi to our new digs, which is only a 25 minute walk away from work *score!
We stumbled in, bags thrown on the floor. Big two bedroom apartment, but oh man, I'm not even sure if anyone has lived here the last year.
Wait, was that a roach I just saw? Can't be.
"This is where all the rich people live, you guys are lucky, oh wow so ...
... on and longer legs! Slowly, slowly we moved forward, you could feel the mud on the road and I was just hoping I didn't slip over because everything would have gone under. The waters were up to the top of my thighs! And it was dark. What an adventure. I wasn't game to take a picture in case I dropped the iPad. Hard enough concentrating on where my feet were going! Ah China! Never a dull ...