Culture, Food, Lifestyle, New Friends, Study, Travel

In My Study Cave

February 13, 2011 I stayed in my room all day today to study. Around 2pm I walked outside for about 15 minutes to enjoy the sun shining brightly today. It was such a beautiful day in Chengdu. I was overdressing in my wool coat and wool leg warmers. I walked by my favorite local restaurant… Continue reading In My Study Cave


Late Night Studying

February 9, 2011 Today was my first day back to class and my teacher was ready to whip us into shape. This was the first time I attended a full-length Chinese Conversation class and I liked it. I was able to use the vocabulary I recently learned while traveling around Yunnan Province.  When she got… Continue reading Late Night Studying

China, Travel, Vacation

Riding with Sean…Enough Said

February 6, 2011 This was definitely a once in a lifetime experience, but it is time to leave the mountain. I woke up twice in the night to use the bathroom. TMI, I know, but I said this to say that the bathroom was not attached to where we slept so I had to go… Continue reading Riding with Sean…Enough Said