Monday, March 26, 2007

Weekend in Wu Xi

Well, last weekend Eric and myself took a trip to a town called Wu Xi. It's about two hours away by bus.It's located right on Tai Lake...just like ChangxingBut it's much larger and much more developed.We met up with a friend that I made in Yang Shou. Her name is Claudia and she's from Austria.She is teaching German and English in a school about an hour and a half away from Changxing.Claudia went

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Kung Fu II

Today I went to meet up with my friends Eric and Jaer for lunch.During lunch we decided to go to the Kung Fu school to visit Irene and check out the school.They are in the middle of building onto the school.The new addition includes a temple and a learning center that is more like a museum.But that didn't stop the school from it's daily routine.We went to visit Irene, but she had gone into

Saturday, March 10, 2007

I'm back from Yang Shuo...Continued...V

Long Shen was such a beautiful place, I could have spent a week there.I'll probably come back here again some day.I mean, look at this place!!!After hiking up and down these amazing mountains for two days we decided to make our way to Guilin.So we headed back to the cabin where our hosts were preparing the chicken for this evenings dinner.At least here you know where your chicken has been.Not on

Sunday, March 4, 2007

I'm back from Yang Shuo..Continued...IV

Like I said..."Travel in China this time of year is just CRAZY!!"On our way to Guilin from Yand Shuo, the bus would stop and pick up people along the way. When we ran out of seats they would hand out little plastic stools to the people as they got on and they would sit in the isle. Nobody seemed to mind.Even this little melon head had to mess with the foreigner."What are you looking at?"Another