Travel Blogs from Shishi
It occurs to me that I've been terrible about updating this blog for the past 3 months. I wish I could say that it was because I was too busy but the truth is that I've just been a really bad blogger.
Since my last entry we've finished final exams, submitted grades, done some exploring around Quanzhou, and taken a week-long trip to Shanghai. Since I've let some of my thoughts disappear I'm going to share some of the bits ...
... turned on our bedroom heater when it got down to 45F the other night. The cold wet rain wasn’t all that enjoyable but the day right after was. 4 days of rain fall is apparently what it take to clean the air here because the day after the rain stopped was without a doubt the clearest air we have seen in China yet. The visibility was more than 10km, and the air quality index was comparable to Indiana. I was able to see mountains 8km away from here that I hadn’t known were ...
... there. Behind the main institute was a pathway that lead up into the mountains of Changsha and if we had climbed quickly we would have been able to visit some of the tea houses and shrines there. There was a nice pagoda to sit at if you could ignore the hundreds of other tourists visiting the place. We had our final lunch with the Bus#1 group before we left to go to the Changsha airport. From here we would fly back ...
... The only decent moment of perplexity I had this week was when I witness the propane delivery guy texting while driving. It was perplexing because he delivers 30gallon tanks of propane using a motorcycle. He can fit about 6 tanks on the sides and back of his bike. So he was texting, while driving a motorcycle, with flammable gas hanging on the sides, and he was smoking a lit cigarette. There are days when I am convinced that I am in some form of redneck ...
... many of them talked about Socrates and how much his method worked to make students think for themselves I’d have hoped for more than half to give really decent answers. I was very sadly disappointed. Maybe 5 of them were able to give an answer satisfactorily. The best of the whole group, was a girl who rather than talk about the same boring points as everyone else, spent a decent amount of her speech discussing the two philosophers treatment of women and how it affected ...
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