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We left Yangshuo on the 17th for a 2 hour plane ride to Shanghai.
Again the city was very polluted, but the local guide said it was not pollution but fog! More members are getting sick from the air.
We had New York Pizza from a man who lives in Maryland and has opened and owns many business in Shanghai. He only brings real American …
... to make sense, unlike the previous lesson we had, which was slightly overwhelming with syllables and sounds. Another thing we learnt today was about tones. There are four different tones in mandarin, and these are very important when pronouncing words, because if the tone isn't correct you could be saying something completely different. These four tones sound similar in a fast conversation (which is worrying) but broken down it is made a ...
... before going out on our own a little farther away to a Schezuan restaurant (which all Chinese pronounce Citron). Felix recommended it and we had to search a little to find things with which we were familiar, but it was a successful venture!!
The night was very clear, the weather warm, so we decided that this was our moment to actually walk ...
I can't believe it's been over a week since I last updated! I'm currently on a holiday break from school, and this week was pretty busy making sure I had materials ready to go for the week after we get back. Last Friday, we went out to pizza at Ti Amo, our weekly ritual, and then went to go see Ashley and Caitlyn's new apartment. If you thought our apartment was nice, theirs will surprise you even more! It's a three bedroom with two balconies, two bathrooms that are super modern and ...
... there were 5 motorbikes riding around this cage. I felt sick that at any moment, one of the guys could make a wrong move and that would be the end of them! Thankfully they all got out in one piece and we were all left awestruck.
The next day was a glorious day and we explored the city in a small group, agreeing to meet others at the “Bottle Opener” the tallest viewing deck in the world. We found beautiful little streets filled with jewelry, paintings and ...
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Very good place to stay. Room clean and shower worked.
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