Super 8 (Beijing Cuiwei)
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Severe jet lag in full effect this morning. I opened my eyes at five am and immediately panicked about where my phone was. Slamming things around and using my flash light to find it.
I turned my head and Mike's eyes were opened. "Sorry I am trying to find my phone." I explained. Mike grabbed his phone and called my phone. I could not hear it since it was on vibrate. Panicking for a few minutes, I lifted my pillow and my phone was under it.
I then went to the lounge ...
... my room to blog this.
Another announcement: I just got an email from my friend Gina to tell me my articles will be published in the Regis Highlander Newspaper! The idea of the column was mine. I originally approached Gina, who is the editor-in-chief of our school's newspaper, about me writing a column about my study abroad experience. She loved my idea. Now, I can officially add contributing writer to my resume and finally start my writing career.
... see in the movies. He seemed to be holding it like a stick somebody made him carry...Was it not loaded? Not operable? A somewhat realistic toy they'd spray painted black?
Leave it to an American to judge an entire nation by a single firearm.
According to our schedule, we'd be
visiting a primary school to work with children throughout ages found
in American grade schools. A few minutes into the bus ride, however,
a faculty member referred to the ...
... not bad ha!!!!! It’s a cold morning but the sun is out and the smog isn’t so visible today. Our plan for today to see the Forbidden City, Tian’anmen square and try our hand at the pearl markets which was all achieved ;0)
As we walk to the Forbidden City it feels like we are the only western tourists around, it may have something to do with it being winter but it’s nice not dealing with all the tourists.
... Chinese foods. After lunch and lots of thank yous we went back to our pedicab ride, where we ended up in a nice part of town with many clubs, bars, and shops. It was actually very pretty and nice to walk through.
After that we went to the Drum tower (The brother of the bell tower), a place they used to tell time to the entire city of Beijing. We saw a performance of the drums being played, which was great and all, ...