Waking up Sunday morning I was sore and tired from my miles of walking and Great Wall hiking I’d already done in Beijing, but I knew to beat some of the infamous Chinese crowds, getting an early start was imperative. 1,843 more words
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And we are back!
Hey folks. We are indeed back in China, and have been so for almost 2 months. After arriving all by my lonesome,–Conrad here–and then Cori Anne beautifully surprising me on my birthday weekend, we had our first get-away of the semester: Beijing during China’s National holiday; all second-hand reports had said that Beijing is terribly polluted and way too many people, but we were quite pleasantly surprised. 707 more words