December 04, 2006

Great Wall from Simatai to Jinshanling

Apart from the opportunity to hang out with Johanna, the Great Wall had been the main reason I decided to go on a short trip to Beijing. Of course, I also felt like I needed to see the capital of the country... Read more...

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May 06, 2006

Jade Rice

I have had the hardest time learning any Mandarin. I think the problem is that I can't remember sounds very well. I remember being very frustrated in high school that my french reacher expected us to memorize new vocabulary without... Read more...

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April 16, 2006

Arrival in China

I still have a bunch of pictures from the Bolivia trip, but no time to put them up. So I'll skip them for now, so I can at least post something semi-up-to-date. The plan for this trip was to simply... Read more...

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