Shanxi Guolv Hotel
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... the weather, we slowly walked passed every stall, stopping for things we were interested in and of course to take pictures with locals. The mild form of celebrity based on my skin color is something I don't think I will ever get used to. It was a much needed, fun night out!
Ben met up with us after his late part-time class and we all finished up at the night market and headed to this fancy bar. Foreigners got their ...
... take away from 2014, it would be that life is now!
Sounds really cliche, but it screams the truth! You can't enjoy the moment you are in right now if you are not fully immersed in it. Self-awareness is the key to happiness! Learning this lesson across the seas and away from anything comfortable was the greatest ...
Ben and I spent our Christmas as follows:
- Ben made a delicious breakfast on one hotplate--Breakfast in bed.
- I painted with water colour pencils--my new found love.
- We got creative and spent a good part of our morning be artsy.
- Watched Bad Santa (Ben's family tradition)
- And we got to Skype with loved ones back home as they ...
... tried to see as much as we could before I started to lose feeling in my toes.
So we made our way back home. You'll find some pictures of our giant but cute city attached to this post!
Update! We have received more classes at work! So starting next week we will finally be teaching a lot more. This my dear friends and family excites me. Finally we can start doing what we set out to ...
... I didn't see one house. I remembered from the research that I did that this city has a population of 4.3 million people. Roughly three times the amount of Calgary.
Now this was an adjustment. Leaving Samut we didn't really realize the choice we made.
I'm excited and looking forward to teaching. But I feel as though we just went from a fraction of the size of the population, 40 degrees and clearly third world country to a city clearly ...