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So I begin my journey!

Wow! So after months of planning, this is it! I’m finally heading off to Nanjing :) If someone told me a year ago that I would be going to China to learn mandarin for 4 months, I probably wouldn’t have believed them. 450 more words


31 August

Nanjing Confucius Temple (Fuzimiao)

The reflections in the pond help the picture. Many tourists are around the water’s edge, but a rope and guard keeps people from putting their hands in the water and spoil the effect. 60 more words


Lakeside Tea.

Time for another post :>

Things have been improving since my last post. As I said I didn’t feel like I could really communicate too well with anyone or understand anything but this is slowly beginning to seem to change, even though I’ve only been here for 2-3 days. 712 more words


Day 21

30th August

My 21st and final day in China. We were all so sad to leave Nanjing, though after a stressful morning of delays and agonisingly long airport queues it was quite a relief to make our flight on time. 207 more words


What's China Like?

Sandy Sneddon writes:

I have been in six different cities in last 13 days, not long enough to explore or soak up any one place but I still have plenty of impressions from my latest visit to China. 465 more words

Church Of Scotland

It's finally here....Part 1 - Arrival in Nanjing

WHERE. THE. HELL. DO. I. START. Well….from the actual beginning of it all I suppose…yeah that’s a good place.

First of all I want to say I’m really sorry about not updating this blog earlier in the week but I’ve been having horrendous, horrendous problems with the internet (as well as there being loads of censorship issues, the internet connection itself seems to be rather rubbish), but I’m going to make up for it by making two of these blog posts, and to be honest I’ll probably need about two of them to explain the colossal amount of things that have happened in the last few days. 1,098 more words


Closing ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Jiangsu province

Paramilitary police officers hold the Chinese national flag in a flag-raising ceremony during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Jiangsu province