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This is the first entry to mark the beginning of our 2 week adventure in Yunnan, China! We will all be meeting up tomorrow at the Kunming airport, and then fly together to Shangri-La. Can't wait to start our journey together! :)
-Katie (Odyssey Intern)
After a very interesting flight where I was the only western person inside the aircraft, I finally arrived in China landing in Tianjin. The cheapest entry point in the Beijing area. From here, I'm only 1hr away from the capital on a 'bullet train'.
"Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China. Its name means 'the
place where the emperor crossed the river'. Facing the Bohai Sea,
Tianjin, the one time imperial port, ...
Having finished 3 months of boredom and Chinese studying in Qingdao on the 23rd of December I hopped on a bullet train on Christmas eve to spend Christmas with my buds in Tianjin.
It was my first Christmas away from home but we all clubbed together and had a whale of a bloody time.
About 15 of us hired out ...
So we didn't spend much time here. Flew into Beijing then went on a 2 hour or so car ride down to Tianjin. It was very commercialized buildings that were all mainly empty. Like a yet to be popularized empty town - eerie. Mel says there's nothing here but I would love to go check out the old city. We stayed in the newer part near a big (empty) ...
... in the other meals, but each one was beautifully presented and tasty. It seems there is a never-ending list of varieties of Chinese food to be found in Tianjin. Similar to the evening before, there was the "Chinese wine" spirit poured and many toasts occurred. My water goblet was also kept full of tsingtao beer. Some of the other people at the table ordered "corn juice" a yellow liquid served warm and made of corn- but I already had tried so much food that corn juice ...