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Final days in GZ

My Last Week in Guangzhou Mausoleum of Nanyue King Another great relic of history discovered accidentally by construction to build a mall, this tomb which dates back to it’s demise by the Han in 111 B.C. I believe this is … Continue reading

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Guangzhou International Beer Festival

Although sometimes it feels like China is not a drinking culture, it is far from the truth. When people drink, they drink. To prove this, Guangzhou hosted an International Beer Festival at the Tianhe sports complex. They did of course … Continue reading

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Dinghu Shan

Dinghu Shan Daren and I finally got a chance to make it back to Zhaoqing, although that wasn’t really the destination we wanted at all. We headed to the Dinghu Mountain which is one the four most important mountains in … Continue reading

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Guilin, Guangxi

Guilin I arrived in Guilin by plane and immediately met some Germans and a solo traveler from Malaysia on the shuttle. The air was think with fog and there were continuous bouts of down pours which made my first view … Continue reading

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Las Vegas of the East

Macao Macao is a Special Administrative Region, that was returned to China in 1999. Before this time, Macao was a Portuguese region, granted a sect in 1557. Macao was a major trading port before the existence of Hong Kong, but … Continue reading

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Summertime

Summer Time In every lifetime or every year for that matter, there is one period of time which destroys you and makes you realize how old you really are. For me? That time happens more times than not and it … Continue reading

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South China Mall

New South China Mall Since the economy in China is growing so quickly and vastly a new attitude has been introduced to the Chinese culture, “The Bigger the Better”, which kind of resembles another countries ideals a while back. Just … Continue reading

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Asian X – Games in Shanghai

Labor day weekend in China fell in the last week of April and into the first week of May. I took a long weekend and headed up to Shanghai where Emile would be for a week working for the Asian … Continue reading

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Spring in Guangzhou

Spring in Guangzhou ESL 300 My teaching experience in China has been pretty great. I’m afforded my own creativity lesson planning which really makes the experience more rewarding as well as more of a journey. As of now I have … Continue reading

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Sculpture Park

SCULPTURE PARK I had been hearing about this statue of Michael Jackson in a sculpture park, so of course I had to check it out. Just North East of Yiexiu park in the Baiyun Mountain scenic area lies Sculpture Park. … Continue reading

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