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A Weekend in Yangshuo!

This last weekend we went to Yangshuo in Guangxi Province. For longtime readers of this blog, you might recall that we began our China journey in Yangshuo almost seven years ago. Yangshuo was where we went for our TESOL training before we were sent to Lixian for our first teaching assignment. We have been in …

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Wedding Anniversary in Yangshuo

On March 18th, Seth and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. We decided to celebrate by going to our favorite place in China, Yangshuo, Guangxi province. Yangshuo is the most beautiful city about 2 hours from Guilin. It is relaxing, rustic, exciting, and adventurous! It is everything a person could want from a vacation spot. …

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View just outside our hostel. Yangshuo (or as the locals pronounce it “Yangsou”) is the center of English learning in China. In this small town, there are over a dozen English schools. Several of them are owned by members of Owen Buckland’s family (Owen is the president/owner of our agency). So it is very westernized …

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On to Yangshuo

The flight to Guilin from Shanghai started boarded about two hours late, which was a little disconcerting. By this time, I was feeling very tired and was having a lot of pain in my shoulders, neck, and head. But we finally got on the plane and the food was the best we had eaten in …

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Our First Accident

So I am making this post since Seth feels a little sheepish about it, but we had our first accident! Seth has written all about how it is crazy it is to drive in China, so it was only a matter of time before it happened. Thanksfully no one got hurt, at least not because …

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Uber-long Random Picture Thread

So I have just a bunch of random pictures I have taken in China that don’t really merit their own post, but I wanted to put them up anyway. So here they are: In Yangshuo, we just happened to stumble across the Fawlty Towers Hotel. Ah, the golden arches, the universal symbol for happiness! Apparently, …

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