Somehow, against all odds, the year is coming to a close. I feel like I’ve simultaneously been in China for only a few weeks, and also for years.
As I write this, I’m confronted by the difficulties of describing scenes of stunning natural beauty. Nothing I say will ever do it justice. But I’ll do my best.
We’re going to see pandas.
What does a stressed, exhausted, broke Alliance student do during spring break in Shanghai?
Perhaps rest up for a few days? Explore the local area? Go to the beach, enjoy the newfound sun, and begin studying for rapidly-emerging finals?
Where have you been, Gabe? Why is this post so late? Why have you forsaken us?
We’re heading out tomorrow evening on a flight to northwestern China
This week, our class visited the Shanghai Propaganda and Art Centre located in the French Quarter
Before any further discussion can be had on life in Shanghai, there is one important topic that much be addressed. That topic is dogs. Wearing clothes.
I travelled with a group of students in our program to Tianjie Migrant Worker Children's School