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After lunch and dinner at some local restaurants we were treated to a Kungfu Show. It was packed with 99.9 % foreigners but it was a great show with a lot of history on Kungfu and the Shaolin Temple. Shaolin is the birthplace of Kungfu and at one time was a guarded secret. In fact, when Bruce Lee was teaching Kungfu to foreigners, he received a lot of backlash from the Chinese ...
... are primarily here to make good friends, learn about another culture, and speak Chinese. I have found that learning something so different, that it not only changes you, it increases your understanding and character. It doesn't take away for your core, it adds another level.
Tomorrow at 8:30 am we will head out with our Chinese partners for an ancient street here in Zhoucun to shop and sightsee.
... lunch; maybe an hour for dinner. Then the study from 8 pm to maybe 1 am in the morning. The high school work is actually more demanding than college for most majors. University life is almost a breeze compared to what they endure getting there.
I took Sam and Jackson next door to do laundry at the International student dorms. It was only 50 cents to wash and 1.50 US to dry. Most Chinese ...
... sweet, Sichuan- hot chili peppers and garlic, Zhejiang-Fresh, not greasy, fish and dimsum, and Hunan-Hot and spicy.
Of course, all most all of these cuisines can be found in most provinces and have influenced each other over time. So the next time you eat Chinese, unless you are eating at a buffet, pay attention to what you are eating. :)
P.S. The Chinese would not like PF Chang or Peiwei; the sweetness would make them sick.
... of them on very famous and we toured the lake and springs with a local guide.
Skylar's friend who stayed with them in the U.S. was here to see Skylar. He and his cousin were able to go with us to the Springs and lake this afternoon. We all went out to dinner off campus at a local restaurant that served some western and eastern mixed dishes. It was great for them to see each other and we enjoyed their ...