Travel Blogs from Beijing
... to the Summer Palace.
It was nice enough but at this point all the gardens in China are starting to look the same.
We had dinner at a nice little café before heading back to the hotel.
At 6pm today it was exactly 48 hours until our plane leaves to go home.
We are very excited, hence the song.
2 days and I'm home I cannot wait.
Thanks for reading, Mom!
Michael Bublé- Home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbSOLBM UvIE
... table. Chinese people would stop and take our photo all the time. The atmosphere was just incredible and the best way to spend our last night in China. We wandered down to a tea house that Tima and Gary found earlier. The man kept giving us different teas to taste. Leonie bought a teapot but I resisted. The others also bought some tea to take home. On the way back Leonie stopped and bought another small suitcase to take all her extra stuff home. It is ...
... look so pretty with these natural decorations everywhere.
The weather has definitely been hit or miss. Some days it is gorgeous outside-- if a bit chilly-- but other days the pollution is high, the winds are strong and the temperature is icy.
When the sun comes out, I am certainly motivated to take advantage of it, so I have been doing a few fun things when I can.
The famous 'Rubber Duck' made it to Beijing for ...
... would they care about anything that goes on outside of their country? World news is still reported of course but probably censored like Facebook although there's ways around that as I discovered! It sounds like life there is a lot more liberal than it was and will continue to change so China will probably be a completely different place in another 10 years. It was a really interesting country and I'm so pleased ...
... and everything else that does not count as Chinese class or homework.
Every day, every hour, every SECOND it feels as if I am studying Chinese. Even while writing this blog Chinese phrases keep interrupting my thoughts. Chinese songs are stuck in my head, half my text messages are in Chinese and the taste of baozi is forever in my mouth.
Monday through Thursday Schedule:
5:30-6 am: Wake up, continue with homework, review all new and ...