Sunday, 28 October 2012 – The Chinese have adopted many western holidays. Halloween is one of them. People have been dressed in costumes since I landed a few days ago. I wished I had thought to take pictures of them to include in this post.
Anyway, today I went trick-or-treating with my cousins, Katie and Claire. Continue reading
Saturday, 27 October 2012 – No trip to Beijing is complete without a trip to the Great Wall.
Friday, 27 October 2012 — I have an amazing cousin in Beijing.
My ride in the tin box was to go meet her husband who loaned me his car and driver for the day.
Friday, 26 October 2012 — Today I had a Beijingbelly breakfast. Here it is:
It takes 14 hours to fly from Newark to Beijing. (It used to take 19.)
It also takes 14 hours to memorize a list of Mandarin nouns and verbs. (It used to take four years.)
… lemon… library… where is the phrase ‘I am lost!’?
Before I knew it, I was in Beijing, just like that. Continue reading