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China: Day 5: Warriors, Wanderings, and More

The last few weeks have been super weird, but before I get into that, here’s what was up on my fifth day in China! 

Our main priority for the day was to get to the  724 more words



Leg 2 of our little bike ride begins – across the USA!
After a month of being at home it was actually a little difficult to tear ourselves away. 669 more words


Ups and downs in Portugal

Six days in a flat in Lagos doing very little except sleeping, wandering around and eating pastel de natas allowed us to recharge the batteries, knowing that once we left the south west corner of Portugal we would be riding north towards home for the first time since leaving over four months ago. 1,228 more words


China: Day 4: Morning at the Temple of Heaven

Nature does wonders for the soul.

We started our day at the Temple of Heaven. Every morning, senior citizens from all over the city come here to exercise, gamble, and more. 388 more words


A Taste of Little Tokyo

On Monday, in the middle of 2nd period, I got a phone call from one of my friends asking if I wanted to go on a field trip with the Japanese class. 641 more words


China: Day 3: The Purple Frontier

Eat your heart out, Karl Pilkington.

I’ve never really had a defined bucket list outside of ‘go everywhere,’ but seeing the Great Wall of China… 517 more words


Tapas and tarts: Eating (and cycling) towards Portugal

Arriving in Granada meant that for the first time since arriving in Barcelona three weeks ago we had finally reached one of the places on our must-see list. 1,399 more words