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The Medical

I have to say I don’t think I’ve ever felt more robotic than the day we went for our medical health checks at Changsha Hospital. After having had an eventful night, with Elisha almost choking to death with insect repellent rather than killing a cockroach, we only slept for a few hours, and waking up at 5am was just the beginning. 883 more words

China

Xiangtan

After many months of waiting, weeks of planning and organising, and days of packing and unpacking, the moment finally arrived; I was going to China! After a few emotional goodbyes and nerves about luggage we were finally on the airplane ready to head off on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure; sat on the plane with Grace, Alex and Elisha, I felt tired but excited. 768 more words

China

Southern Sky Column aka Avatar Hallelujah Mountain

The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Chinese: 湖南张家界国家森林公园; pinyin: Húnán Zhāngjiājiè Guójiā Sēnlín Gōngyuán; literally: “Hunan Zhangjiajie National Forest Park”) is a unique national forest park located in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province in the People’s Republic of China. 257 more words

Where To Go

Hunan Official Exposes Potential Corruption over the Renaming of Southern China’s Honeysuckle Flower

An official in China’s south-central Hunan Province took matters into his own hands and used his microblog to report official corruption in China’s Food and Drug Administration (CFDA). 153 more words

Shandong

Hotluck, Burnaby

Ben suggested to have lunch at Hotluck in Burnaby on a Saturday afternoon. Both the boys did not want to join. So, it’s just both of us. 162 more words

Restaurant Review

The Magic of Traveling

Quick note: This is a picture I took with a Canon G11 (soooo nothing special, but I love this shot).  I was on the bus for… 2 or 4 hours, I can’t remember how much, but we stopped at this little market in the countryside, I’m guessing a bit out of Hunan(or the outskirts….it was a long drive okay), a province in China. 770 more words