Beijing Tang House Beijing Nanluogu Alley
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... and I slowly improved. It took me time to not get upset with the locals. I realized that I should not take things personal. I just had to adapt.
Right after dinner, Bethany and I chilled in the Bookworm. So happy that I saw that place for one last time. I spent a few weekends there doing homework. The burger there was so good. I enjoyed drinking the tea or cappuccino there.
Bethany and I spoke about how happy we were that we became friends. I treasured ...
... happiness. I am more curious now than ever. I love the fact that my next activity was also good for my health..... the foot massage. Tonight I met Jodi and Griffin and we went in a night market tour. Our guide was only mediocre at best, so we didn't really get much out if the night. The highlight would have been the Peking duck wrap, but I also tried fish balls, silk worms on a stick, and a candied fruit skewer. We listened to the harp play back at the hotel and then we called it a ...
... kiwi (real kiwi for once!) mixed with ice and some sort of cream/milk thing (somebody else got a strawberry flavored one that was pretty good too). We also saw a guy singing on his guitar and he was selling his music so we decided to all pitch in and we got the CD.
We got back to the hotel about two hours earlier than we needed to to catch the bus for our overnight train so I decided to wander around with Misske, one of my friends on the ...
... to the immersion apartments in Zhongguancun, which was about a fifteen minute walk from campus. Upon arrival we were greeted by Lang and the immersion students. As Sam and Lang looked online for ingredients to recipes, the rest of us checked out the apartment and caught up with the immersion students. Then it was off to Chaoshifa, the local supermarket. Lourdra, who had lived in the Zhongguancun apartments fall semester, led the way. Let me say, after living in Wudaokou and ...
... very basic, but it was what we expected.
> There is no queueing system...literally NO queueing system....FOR ANYTHING! Pushing is acceptable, encouraged even and can become very frustrating if you do not adopt the same mentality.
> It's OK to spit. Even if you're an old lady (they're the worst culprits). Even better, it's ok to really hock up a good one and let everybody know around you by being as loud as you ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed