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!
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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
Instead of going to Dandong during our three-day weekend (we'll wait until it warms up more), we went to a Chinese theme park called Discovery Land. Because it was Tomb Sweeping Holiday, we had to wake up early and meet our Chinese friend, Vincent, at 5:30 in the morning. We ate a quick breakfast at Kentucky Fried Chicken (closest thing to an American breakfast) before getting … [Read more...] about Discovery Land
As I write this we are over half way done with our internship, and I am experiencing a bittersweet feeling. Although I know we are all eager to get back to the U.S. to see our family and friends - and to try TacoBell breakfast - I also know China has become a lot like home (I'm speaking for myself here). Not only am I finding more food that I like (details and pictures will be … [Read more...] about And we are on the downhill slide!