We've had a lot of opportunity to travel while were here and even get a little lost in the process! Our May holiday travel can be outlined like this: Take an overnight boat south to Yantai, a three hour bus even farther south to Qingdao, 3 hour train ride to Ji'nan, 11 hour train ride south to Shanghai, spent four days in Shanghai then a 10 hour train ride to Xi'an, spent the … [Read more...] about Travel!
Archives for July 2014
We leave in less than two weeks, which is no fun to think about. I've made a lot of friends here and I have really adjusted to the culture! I really don't want to have to go back home and return to normal things. I think it's going to be a really strange adjustment. … [Read more...] about Almost time to go!
Hello, I haven't been on here in a while, but I will try my best to update you on some things I've seen. Last Wednesday I attended a Talent Show that one of my friends had invited me to. The show was exactly that a show. There were the hosts who would come in and say funny things to keep the ball rolling. There were judges and of course the contestants. Oh, and I forgot to … [Read more...] about Talent Shows and Walking
The Dalian Forest Zoo has around 200 species and cost us about $20 to get in. Although it seems a bit pricey, we were there for a large portion of the day and were never less than entertained. We did have the misfortune of visiting in the rain, but it was still very enjoyable. The zoo was quite large and required a lot of walking but there were lots of things to do and places … [Read more...] about A Wet and Wild Day