Home Inn (Beijing Shuangjing)
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... were glad when we finally left. The Forbidden City: out of bounds to most people for 500 years and home to China's last imperial family, the Forbidden City is the largest complex of palaces in the world. We wondered though, starting from Tiān'ānmén Square in the south and ending in the imperial garden in the north of the complex, peeking through the openings to see into the large halls and being pushed out the way quickly by Chinese tourists who also wanted to see what ...
Did a small group bus tour to The Sacred Walk of the Emperors, to a jade factory, to the section of The Great Wall called Mutianyu and then to a silk factory. The day was very hazy - don't know if it was smog or just haze, but we were about 60 km from Beiijing. It was very hard to see The Wall beyond about a kilometre away. The Wall stretches for over 5,000 Kms and was built to keep ...
... br> For an hour, I drank my green tea frap and did my zhong wen gong ke (Chinese homework).
Later, I returned to campus to go to the library to study Chinese. I ran into Kelsey!
"I feel that you have been avoiding me." I expressed.
"I live off campus." Kelsey laughed. She was the only returner this semester to do a home stay.
"Oh yeah." I said.
"I like my home stay." Kelsey said. "I learn so much about a Chinese house."
... a flight next weekend would work, given that there are still a few things I want to do. However, there are no seats available on ANY flight between now and my regularly scheduled flight. Well, that sucks.
I had finally come to terms with leaving early, and then could not do so. Just my luck.
So, I will see everything I can between now and August 25. I have heard nothing about more teaching assignments from either school here. On the flip side, I ...
... and a bucket underneath, and pretty much left like that most of the time. She also told us that babies in the nursery would sometimes bounce themselves out of their bouncers and be left crying on the floor for hours. Pretty horrific really.
Upon hearing that we would be heading to Xi’an after Beijing, she gave us some advice on hostels there, and showed us a few pictures that she had taken of the terracotta warriors.
At the moment I don’t feel like ...