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Travel Blogs from Beijing
Re-reading over my very first blog for this trip, I can hardly believe how quickly this time has gone. When I arrived in Beijing in late February, I was a bundle of nerves, apprehension, excitement and hope. Now I'm leaving here, feeling a similar range of emotions for returning home.
Packing to go back home was quite exhausting. Trying to pack my life up into a bag was really hard. I have no idea how I'll cope when I have to move houses! ...
... day before yesterday, the month before last month, and the day after tomorrow.
After class, I got lunch with Bethany, Rae, and Lindsay at S*** over Rice. I got a the same dish as Bethany because she heard it was very good. It was broken rice with chicken and peppers. The dish was so yummy and was beyond pleased that I listened to Bethany's suggestion. She got excellent tastes.
When we were done eating, I got a lychee ...
... Lady of the last Emperor, he looked over at me and we had the following exchange:
Mark: "Is there anything wrong with my hair?"
Gene: hesitating for only a second because there was one wisp slightly askew, "No, it's fine."
Mark: "Why was there a pause?"
Gene: "Fine, I'll fix this one part, but I really don't think anyone will notice."
Like father, like son I suppose.
Soon after we took a ride on the dragon boat across to the other ...
... there. And no, it was not a low class neighbourhood either.
And I have to mention the BEST PEKING (Beijing) DUCK EVER! It was at Da Dong Restaurant, where the three of us had an entire table for eight. It was pretty funny. We also had an entire duck to ourselves too, on top of several other dishes. Having foodie cousins did not help our waistlines at all.
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... card store in Wangfujing. I was conflicted about whether or not I should try to go to this prerelease since I'm trying to back off on Magic a little...but I really want to do something that'll remind me of being home. Plus, I look at this as an opportunity to make some connections and some potential friends here in China, especially if I continue with it in Shanghai. I don't really know how I would do that without Magic, so I kind of want to embrace it while I'm here. Of course, ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility