Flowering House Hostel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... learning experience. There are definitely some things that I don't like or think are weird but it's been super eye opening. Wei has this philosophy where he "teaches 90% and the rest is for our interpretation" and I love that mentality. I don't like when people hand me the answers and get annoyed with students who NEED a right and wrong. He's encouraging us to explore and I can't wait for the coming weeks because that's exactly what I plan to do.
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... there making some corn. After helping Karena, I walked to the third floor kitchen to see how Anthony was doing with his carrots. Mohini and Sara were there too making some stuffing.
I walked down to the basement for the dinner. Everyone was there on time and were going around saying what they were thankful for. I did take part since I came a bit late. Katherine gave me the stare for not saying anything. Oh well.
Nan was so nice to get me a sim ...
last night was my first evening in Beijing and after talking to Peter from Belgium in the hostel we decided to brave it and try the local food. There is a lot to choose from but being the adventurer decided to pop down a side street to find a place full of Chinese people as this would clearly be the sign of a good gaff to eat in. We soon found one which just had room for us and in ...
... to the overnight train. I was excited because I’ve never been on an overnight train where we get bunks for sleeping. I got even more excited when I was assigned the top bunk…which I would regret later. My excitement for the overnight train ride quickly diminished as I realized that overnight train means a train with crowded bunks, no personal space and a mostly "stuffy" atmosphere. My top bunk was so close to the ceiling that I ...
... and about enjoying the night. There were tables all along the lake where people drank beer, ate and laughed. We ate on a rooftop overlooking the lake and the scene below. Beijing BBQ is very different than American BBQ. The meats are grilled on wooden skewers and are very spicy. It was spicy but ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed