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Today was our Amazing Race day (like the reality show, where they travel to a lot of cities in one day - do they ever check in to hotels?). We had a REALLY early wake up call - bags out at 5:00 am and leave the hotel at 6:30 am. This was the day to visit the terracotta warriors in the city of Xi'an.
We caught an 8:10 flight out of Chengdu, that actually took off after 9:00 am as we waited in the long line of airplanes for our turn to leave. ...
... charades, English word games, and then we split up in small groups with one American per 5 Chinese students to have free talks. The girls I spoke with were so cool. Two of them, Cathy and Lily, I had met previously and are two of my really good non-international friends.
One of my favorite moments was when I introduced myself to a girl and she shouted, "HI! I'M APPLE!! I LOVE CHEESECAKE! DO YOU LOVE CHEESECAKE?!?!" It's always great to come into a ...
... vacation is now coming to a close. We have had an amazing journey. Words and pictures can never depict the true essence of all we have experienced. It truly is the trip of a lifetime. And to share it with siblings was unforgettable.
Thank you China for helping us to experience your culture and beautiful country side. It will live on in our hearts and memories forever.
... so isn't covered and there are no toilets or showers on our floor. So we have to go outside and down the stairs to use the toilet. In the rain it wasn't much fun. We were supposed to do a bike ride around the city walls but due to the rain we couldn't so instead we went to the Muslim quarter. It's a popular hangout place for the locals, there's lots of street food stalls and a market selling all kinda of things. I tried some street food, it ...
... could make love matches, but the groom was required to provide a dowry. He needed to provide a bicycle, a sewing machine, and a watch. Cathy and Michael now both have alluded in their generation to the three C's. The groom must provide a car, in the prospective wife's name, a credit card, in the wife's name, and and condo, in the wife's name. And the fourth C is cooking. Michael says he does all the cooking! Jeff says that though tradition still values male babies over ...