Monthly Archives: July 2012

So Apparently I’m Crazy

I just spent the last 10 days in Xinjiang (don’t worry, I took good notes for future posts), and I got home really late last night. After spending a little over 24 hours in Xi’an, I will be leaving tomorrow … Continue reading

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That Time I Saw The Terracotta Warriors… Twice

As I mentioned before, I went to the Terracotta Warriors with my Beijing group in April, but I got to go again for my Silk Road Anthropology class! We went during class time, which was kind of cool- the only … Continue reading

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In and Around Campus

If I haven’t posted enough in the past day or so… BAM here’s another one.

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America’s Birthday in China

For the second year in a row I have not been in the country for the Fourth of July (last year I was in Australia), but in order to make China feel more like home, Joe rented out the same … Continue reading

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So Our Roommates Are Crazy.

After class on Friday, we all met up with Joe to go on an outing with out Chinese roommates. When I arrived downstairs with Margo, one girl was already in the lobby. Her name was Xing Cheng, or Cheng as … Continue reading

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Arriving in Xi’an

After exiting the plane, I walked halfway across the airport to meet up with Joe, our program director, and Gabe, one of the other members of the fantastic four. When I finally met up with Joe, he was with another … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Place in the World

After sleeping in and eating a nice breakfast, Nate and I said goodbye to Emma, and I was forced into an awkward goodbye with the tea-shop man who waved at me from his balcony… and we continuted down the road to … Continue reading

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Friendly Yaks and Heart Attacks

The next day I woke up nice and early to eat breakfast before horse trek attempt #2. I hiked up the hill to Emma’s and ran into my friendly Australian neighbor. He saw that I was a little pink from … Continue reading

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Riding Horses on the Tibetan Plateau

The next day we woke up bright and early (we were used to it by now), grabbed our luggage, I said goodbye to the kitty and we were off to the bus station. Because we booked the bus tickets through … Continue reading

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That One Time I Stole Nate’s Panda Photos

So I’ve heard through the grapevine that some people are mad at me for not updating my blog. Since I’ve been too busy studying for my Chinese midterm to finish my trip posts, I thought I would steal Panda photos … Continue reading

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