Potala Palace, Summer Palace, Walking in circles... August 5th 2009 We wake up to our third day in this amazing city, Lhasa. We both got to sleep in from our night of singing and partying at Music Bar, and push ourselves to stumble over for breakfast at 9:30am! The whole group eventually lumbers in, groggy but happy, we laugh about last night’s fun and eat a Chinglish breakfast. There are fruit and snacks stands right outside our hotel so we pick some up, and wa ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Lhasa 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
Jennifer Bevan and I have been back in the states for awhile now, we decided to part ways near the end of 2011. We both still live in Tampa, Florida and keep in touch with many of the Chinese students we taught and befriended during our year in DanYang in 2009.
This blog takes place throughout all of 2009. We ended up teaching English to 1,000 Chinese students per week at the #1 and #2 Sr. High Schools in a small town in Southern China, Jiangsu province. We have kept our travels, and memories, fresh by blogging about our adventures here in TravelBlog and we hope you have enjoyed living our ... full info