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This is the first entry to mark the beginning of our 2 week adventure in Yunnan, China! We will all be meeting up tomorrow at the Kunming airport, and then fly together to Shangri-La. Can't wait to start our journey together! :)
-Katie (Odyssey Intern)
After a very interesting flight where I was the only western person inside the aircraft, I finally arrived in China landing in Tianjin. The cheapest entry point in the Beijing area. From here, I'm only 1hr away from the capital on a 'bullet train'.
"Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China. Its name means 'the
place where the emperor crossed the river'. Facing the Bohai Sea,
Tianjin, the one time imperial port, ...
Having finished 3 months of boredom and Chinese studying in Qingdao on the 23rd of December I hopped on a bullet train on Christmas eve to spend Christmas with my buds in Tianjin.
It was my first Christmas away from home but we all clubbed together and had a whale of a bloody time.
About 15 of us hired out ...
So we didn't spend much time here. Flew into Beijing then went on a 2 hour or so car ride down to Tianjin. It was very commercialized buildings that were all mainly empty. Like a yet to be popularized empty town - eerie. Mel says there's nothing here but I would love to go check out the old city. We stayed in the newer part near a big (empty) ...
... to meet our driver and guide by 6 to start
the 3 hour drive to Tianjin. We drove straight to the orphanage and
arrived just after 9AM where Jaden was staying and met with one of the
directors at the orphanage to start the process. A few papers signed and
the all important Notice of Travel was handed over and then we waited
what seemed like hours as they went to go get Jaden. His caregiver
brought him in and we got to hold our son for the ...