More fun times in BJ - May 26-29, 2012 May 29th 2012 Lots of updates for everyone from the weekend!
Saturday, May 26th we spent the morning being lazy in our hotel. I did a bunch of laundry – which, considering we’re going all ghetto here in Beijing, I of course did with a bucket and bar of laundry soap in my shower with no walls or curtains. I then draped wet clothing anywhere I could in my room. But now I have a bunch of cle ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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
This blog was created in 2007 when I headed to Perth, Western Australia for a year-long study abroad program. There are still lots of great stories and pictures from that trip, though I got way behind on my blogging and the stories end abruptly in September, 2007 (I was in Aus until Christmas Eve!)
Although I've traveled a lot since then, I left this blog in a state of neglect for several years. But I figured another school-related international adventure was a reason to get things started again! In August 2011, I packed up my car and made the drive from my hometown of Toronto to the sunny ... full info