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When asked if I would write a blog post about this, I quickly said yes. I thought about this carefully and even wrote the start of two different posts before realizing how difficult it would be to narrow down a specific approach. 741 more words


Ten Things I Love about China

  1. Dogs never wear leashes. They just stay with their humans out of loyalty. They don’t get into fights with other dogs and they don’t run up to every human within reach, like unleashed American dogs do.
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The great firewall of China

You would have probably heard of the great wall of china and it’s history. But this is nowhere related that and this is purely about the internet censorship imposed on… 155 more words


I Fell Down The Great Wall of China

Day 3 started at the Beijing Jade Factory where we all bought a small souvenir made of Chinese Jade stone. My sisters and I all got a stone that the sculptors managed to fit onto out Pandora bracelets, they were so incredibly talented. 429 more words


China Livin' and Lovin': the Final Post

Last Monday, I had the opportunity to do something that I’ve literally wanted to do since I was a little girl: walk along the Great Wall of China. 3,188 more words


Who built the Great Wall of China?

Everyone knows the Great Wall is large and supposedly even visible from outer space. Turns out it’s indeed huge, in fact it’s recently been measured in detail by Chinese authorities (2009). 485 more words

The Roman Empire

Entry 3 - The W-Curve, The Wall & Lots of Pointing & Smiling

Me – “I just want to buy the blueberries”

Checkout assistant – “Something in Chinese”

Me – “Please may I have the blueberries..? Why are you taking the blueberries away?”

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The Great Wall Of China