Xingyu Oriental Bund Hotel
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... of tennis balls. Google later confirming Karen had it right, they are specially bred for fighting and have been for centuries.
Although I should have known to expect it, the back alley pet shops were a fascinating mixture of intrigue and revulsion with the curiously exotic variety and the apalling conditions they were kept in. Apart from that, it was pure delight to meander through the jumble of weird and wonderful local shops and street stalls, before a few ...
... a break, but to my surprise, wednesdays are only half of the usual 3 hours class. I was very relieved.
I went back to the room and chilled, got myself a little bit more awake. This afternoon consisted of what was suppose to be a 2 hour seminar (it turned out to be 3 and a half, another thing the chinese haven't quite got to grips with..time.) Every wednesday afternoon we have a guest lecture to talk about 'China and the World' and other topics so, today we had the ...
... see it was starting to burn. She grabbed a pair of scissors and trimmed off the carbonized part of the meat while Lindsey and Nate laughed at me.
The last weekend Nate was here, he had to work during the day. On Saturday, Lindsey and I went to our favorite brunch place (and the only brunch place we've been to) with Raven, AJ, Heather, and Alex. We spent most of the afternoon there playing cards. During the evening we wandered around the open markets and a ...
... show you just can't stop watching.
I've seen quite a few of the "baby on board" signs on cars. The best one, however, said "baby on road".
We get a week off starting next Friday! Beginning with the Mid Autumn Festival, and a whole week for the National Holiday, which is like our Fourth of July. We also figured out I won't get a break until Christmas, so it'll be a long haul, but hopefully still as fun as it has been.
Scott and I have been branching out and ...
... because of all this, I kind of feel like a prisoner because I can't go online and I have to wait for people to come home to let me in to my apartment. It's really not that bad, though. I guess I just don't know what to do when I have alone time over here, because I'm always outside hanging out with people. I should probably start studying.
Lastly, on a brighter note, I started work today. My friend, who is a Fudan student who ...
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