Hello from Vancouver! :) I am not yet home, as our plane was delayed and we missed the last connection, allowing us to spend a night in a really beautiful hotel surrounded by friendly Canadians! We will go out to explore Vancouver later this morning (writing this at 3:45 am Vancouver-time, the jet-lag is intense), … Continue reading Beijing – Finishing off with a BANG!
I am finally caught up to Xi'an, which is where I am right now (although I am leaving tomorrow morning)! So we took a plane to Xi'an from QingDao, and arrived at around 2:30 am on Saturday, August 10th. Our plane was delayed by an hour, and Earnestine's aunt's friend (or Earnestine's aunt-like person as … Continue reading Xi’an, China
Our third day in QingDao (Thursday, August 8th) started off with food once again! Kai took us to a fish place, a specialty stewed fish place where the fish came out on little heated pans like below: It was pretty cool, because you could choose the fish and watch them kill it, and then 15 … Continue reading Bye Bye QingDao
The next day (Wednesday August 7th) we slept in a little bit and kicked it off with food at the local mall, called Wanda Plaza. The 3rd floor is all restaurants, so we ate at a specialty place with food local to a place in China called Yunnan: These were rice/vermicelli noodles in a spicy … Continue reading "Marathon" in QingDao
QingDao is a city on the Yellow Sea on the east coast of China (wiki info here!) that we went to visit after Beijing. It felt smaller and more clustered than Beijing, but the amount of people here was overwhelming. Traffic was pretty bad pretty much anytime during daylight hours, and the roads were as … Continue reading Crowdy in QingDao
I have made it to China! :) We took a LOT flight from Prague to Beijing with a 45 minute layover in Warszawa (we probably could have made it with a 10 minute layover, the gates are all so close and we didn't have to go through security again!). It was a night flight, but … Continue reading Beijing/Peking
I have made it to China! :) I got here safely on Monday and have been struggling with trying to get a post up since then... I can post text posts, but I am still trying to figure out how to put pictures in them! I might just post text posts for now with links … Continue reading China