Monthly Archives: June 2012

That One Time I Saw the Biggest Buddha in the World

Or the world’s largest carved stone Buddha- same thing. The next morning Nate and I woke up at the crack of dawn… actually no, it was still dark out when we woke up- probably 6:15ish? We packed our things and … Continue reading

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All those other photos.

So apparently wordpress gives you a 3GB limit for photos for your ENTIRE BLOG and I have gone over that limit. $20 down, I now have 10 more GB to post photos! So you better enjoy them. …kidding, but not … Continue reading

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PANDAS.

  The next morning we woke up bright and early for the Panda tour, but there was a big problem: my stomach hurt the second most it has ever hurt in China. (Trust me, you DO NOT want to hear … Continue reading

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Chillin’ in Chengdu

For the last three days I have been in Chengdu, exploring what this Sichuan center has to offer. Saturday, early afternoon, Nate and I left for the train station to take a bullet train to Chengdu. Our train wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Stranded on Middle Mountain

Yesterday Nate and I decided to trust lonely planet and explore another are of Chongqing very far away: Zhongshan, which means Middle Mountain. The girls at our hostel helped us out the night before, looking up where to catch a … Continue reading

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A Piece of History: Our Day in Dazu

On the third day we woke up at the crack of dawn (aka 7) to go on a tour of the Dazu caves. Our hostel had booked the tour the night before and we were to be picked up at … Continue reading

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My First Few Days in Chongqing

Tina’s Hostel is very hard to find. Actually most hostels are impossible to find, located in random alleys off the main road. After wandering around Zhongqinglu for about 10 minutes, we finally found a sign for the hostel painted on … Continue reading

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Goodbye Beijing, Hello Chongqing

These last couple days have been extremely hectic and stressful. I finally turned in my capstone, thank god. It turned out better than I expected, which is good for all of the computer trouble I’ve had lately. I am currently … Continue reading

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