Piao Home Inn Beijing Guomao East
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... transmission lines
Cooling towers and smoke stacks
Squat square factories with blue roofs
fish farms, canals
tunnel houses for growing crops - some with covers, or straw for insulation
Fields of rapeseed
Lines of poplars, not yet in full leaf, dotted with birds nests
Farmers with tractors, bikes and carts
Patchwork green and brown fields with little mounds of earth in the centre, some with flowers - ...
... the shop and some of us ran to the nearest air conditioner (Hilary). With it being 97 degrees outside, we were getting a little hot. But, we had enough energy to walk back to the hotel and rest for a little before dinner. Side note, I saw a chick sitting on a bench eating lunch and just toss her garbage on the ground like it was no big thing. Crazy how things are different. We had an early dinner, where we had a ...
... I really enjoyed learning about the layout.
Day 6 we went to the Summer Palace. I decided it's one of my top three favorite sites in the world. No words can describe it and my sketches/ pictures don't do it justice. I'll try to explain it briefly.. So the only woman in power, the empress of I can't remember which Dynasty, used the army's budget to build the place. Good thing too, because it's one of the most amazing places in the world and besides, they had the ...
... the wall. We had trekked for 2 hours without an end point, and only had about 2 more hours at most before we’d need to find a clearing for the night, and so we were feeling disappointed and unmotivated....when we heard voices echoing through the forest! We were so excited - we were like castaways on a lost island and started yelling “nihao!” “hello!!” “lay ho!!” ...
... activities on the weekends, as you will find below.
Job Fairs and Rock Concerts
Since I am non-immersion this semester I do not have as many language activities. Last semester my Chinese class and I had a language activity every Friday afternoon. This semester, I have language class on Fridays but it is only two hours long. Every week switches off between a language activity and a test. Our first language activity was reviewing the different words ...