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Our Chengdu boys

Three years ago we hosted two Chinese boys (Barry (named for The Flash)  12 and Makxim  13) for three weeks.  They were such great guests, and we would occasionally hear from them over the years. 637 more words

Hutongs 胡同

On Tuesday, 7th June, I went around the hutongs with one of the Chinese English teacher from school. I met her about 9 am. Hutongs 胡同 are narrow streets or alleys in Beijing and other northern Chinese cities. 456 more words

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Foreigner hipster

With Chinese girlfriend

In an up and coming hutong

Check ✔️ ;-)

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Here’s an example of what was a vast area full of Hutongs just a few months ago.

What used to be “far” from the city is now right in the city so it has become prime location and will most like be replaced by high rise buildings.

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While wandering in the Hutongs with my friends we stopped at a very local restaurant.

We are not sure what all the set menu lunch food were. 21 more words

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42 Crew in Beijing!

Soon the original 42 crew will be no more; only myself, Izzie and Sam will be staying another year. Before that sad day, we all journeyed to Beijing when we were given a few days off for the gaokao and Dragon Boat Festival. 962 more words

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Beijing With Pops: Last Day

The next morning we woke up and left without eating because we were joining a food tour with Hias Gourmet. I got us up and over there before 9 AM because one email said that it started at 9 AM but all the others (the ones I did not read close enough) said 10 AM. 2,562 more words

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