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... that it was so off.
Olivia looked up the map on her phone. It seemed to give odd directions, but she figured out which way we were supposed to go.
We walked down a side street, which made Natasha and I feeling we were going the wrong way. However, Olivia insisted that it was the right way and she was right. Lucky Street appeared to be a German village inspired design place.
We walked into a bakery and the sweets looked ...
... to Swarovski.
When Caroline and I arrived, we walked around for a bit before settling on a nice-looking restaurant. We munched on paninis and conversed about our experiences here in China as the sun went down. Unfortunately, we were only able to hang out together for about an hour before she had to run to a party for work. When she left, I decided to spend some more time in Sanlitun on my own just window-shopping and satisfying my craving for chocolate (with ...
Sheryl and I woke up early again today and headed out for the Temple of Heaven south of our hotel. Like the Jinshai Park the day before the grounds were full of life! Hundreds of people out doing tai chi, playing badminton, getting their swole on, cracking whips, and playin hackysack with a shuttlecock. One highlight was the "long corridor" where groups of elderly people set up camp ...
... can't do the dancing, it was a cool place, a live band, and fun to watch others dance.
Saturday was like a traditional Saturday in the UK! It was the last football game of the season, and kicked off at 3pm, instead of the usual evening game. And it was raining, hard. It was a group of boys this time, so I decided to leave them to it, and do the girlie thing & go shopping. They enjoyed pre & post match beers & pizza, managed to shelter at the top ...
... because of financial or personal reasons. They simply do
not relax until they have graduated with a degree and are employed.
While Americans are now attending
college in record numbers, going to college is not the elite
challenge that the Chinese have made it into. Nearly half the
students who enroll in higher education in America do not return for
their second year, final graduation rates vary. While this ...