Arriving in China

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I have traveled to 2 countries, posted 24 pictures and written 16 entries in 2 travel blogs
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Robert_obrien
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Houston,
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May 30, 2007
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About Robert_obrien

Profession
history professor
Favourite music
Springsteen, REM, Bela Fleck, Van Morrison
Birthplace
New York
Favourite movie
In the Mood for Love (Hong Kong)
Languages
English
Favourite book
Oracle Bones

Recent Entries by Robert_obrien

  • Arriving in China - May 17, 2009

    We land at Shanghai's Pudong Airport at 1:30 p.m. Getting off the plane is not easy. In a scene from out of Andromeda Strain, men in biohazard type suits board the plane. Because of the swine flu s...

  • Shanghai Express - May 16, 2009

    I don't even go to sleep as we have to leave at 3 a.m. for our 6 a.m. flight. We pick up Carolyn. Most of the students are already at the airport waiting for us. Check in takes a long time since we...

  • Preparing to leave - May 15, 2009

    I give the student's a world geography quiz so that they can identify the key features in studying world history. I also throw in some Chinese cities and provinces and joke that no one will not get...

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