August 4th: Week 9 Shanghai August 4th 2011 July 29th- We all had trouble paying attention in class because today head to Beijing. We boarded the train which was very old but had cabins with beds. We attempted to watch a movie but I feel asleep the entire 10hrs. We dropped off our stuff and the hotel and headed directly to Tiananmen Square. It started raining once we left the hotel but most of us had umbrellas. We didn’t mind because it m ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai » Huangpu For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
I am a recent graduate of the University of Maine. I received my B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering. I am now a graduate student at Renssealer Polytechnic Institute. I will be perusing my MBA with RPI. I have been accepted in their International Scholars Program (ISP). As a group we will be studying 5 weeks in Rome, Italy and 5 weeks in Shanghai, China. I have created this blog so my friends and family can travel with me through this "wicked" cool site!
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