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Travel Blogs from Changchun
... write for everyone but besides that I don't know that I'll have a whole lot more to write about before I leave. Maybe I'll post my final post after I return home and have had a chance to relax and distance myself a little bit from this experience, reflect on how things really went. For now, all I can tell you is that I'm extremely relieved that I've finished this portion of my Chinese studying and that I'm ready to come home.
Until next time!
... is so much green and quietness hidden inside the bustling city. I have pictures that I'll upload soon(ish) and you can see for yourselves. I hope to go back sometime while I'm here because there is a tiger park within the larger park that I didn't get to visit when we went on Saturday.
I think that's most everything from Saturday. I'll try and get another post up about the final that I took today and the lovely events surrounding that.
Until next time!
... made by my grandma and her friend and which ones I and Lena had made. They all turned out delicious though so it didn't really matter.
The next day Lena came back and gave Sally Russian lessons. I'm telling you, my little sister is awesome. After lessons we all went out to eat, even mom, and in the afternoon we all got some traditional festival jewelry. One is a necklace with a pouch of herbs that you wear and can smell any time you're not ...
... The fact that I'm so out of shape didn't help the situation either. I did it though and now I can say that I've walked on the Great Wall. I would like to come back sometime so I can go geocaching on the Wall since I didn't get the opportunity this time around.
Leaving the Wall I had some mixed feelings. On the one hand I was really happy with my experience on the Wall and was very glad I was able to make that trip. However, at the same time ...
... I'm there and don't understand what is being said. Her English is really quite good, as is her mothers but she's more self conscious about it and prefers to speak Chinese. The grandma doesn't speak English at all, but is still very nice. She does the cooking in the house because my Chinese mom is very, very busy with her job as a paper printing company manager and normally doesn't have time to cook.
Speaking of ...