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  • Movin right along...

    Travel Journal from China Beijing, China | Mon Nov 17, 2008

    Planes, trains and automobiles...and pedal cabs, and bicycles, and subways, and buses, and scooters, and various clever homemade contraptions. Beijing is movin'! There are so many ways to get around Beijing. This morning as I took a taxi to our on site office, I got back into my flash card routine. I can't speak Mandarin, so I have a pocket full of little cards with different destinations written on them in …

    China November 2008

  • Team haircuts and Chinese class(II)

    Travel Journal from China Beijing, China | Sun Mar 29, 2009

    Okay, so I know I didn't finish that story about the haircut.  It was going well too.  I've lost a bit of the momentum I had but I think I can get it back... So my two guides led me over to a chair in the barber shop and sat me down.  One person placed a towel across my upper back, another placed a towel across my chest, and another girl …

    Beijing: Feb-June, 2009

  • Day Two

    Travel Journal from China Beijing, China | Sat Feb 21, 2009

    Rule of the Day: Chopsticks says to the fork, “I can do anything you can do better!” I woke up early Saturday morning.  I did not want to, but I couldn’t help it because I was eager to start my day.  I took my shower (you must see the picture of my bathroom) and set out for an early morning walk.  I explored the streets outside the walls of the university and …

    Beijing--Getting There and the Beginning

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