Monthly Archives: September 2012

Exploring the Heavenly Mountains

That next morning we arrived in Xinjiang and walked into the bright sun. There were people everywhere, and I kept a tight hand on my backpack as we squeezed through the crowd. We eventually met our tour guide, who was … Continue reading

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Riding Camels and Climbing Sand Dunes in the Gobi Desert

The night before we all left for Xinjiang, Margo and I wandered around a night market a few blocks from campus. We admired extremely ridiculous clothes that were too small for us, as well as hair bows, sparkly purses and … Continue reading

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