He’s everything you want in a hamster!– Carlotta, describing our Chinese professor.
weekends, shanghai style
Friday night: surprise celebrate Carlottas birthday with hotpot for dinner. Join in on dancing in the square. YOFO it back to campus on the back of a motorcycle. Wander nearby streets for post dinner snacking. Iron cross and flip cup relays with the pregamers in Building 1. Hire our favorite skewer grilling street vendor couple to do our 4th of July cookout. Play I’m Yours on ukulele for the...
Pick a name out of a hat. Find the ugliest possible shirt for as cheap as possible. Exchange shirts. Pregame heavily. Wear shirts out karaoke-ing. Thank god for the lack of facebook access. #YOFO
Gobi or go home.– Ricky
going to helen's!
wait did you mean the bar or room 302?
/endless amusement over Helen's name also being the name of the favorite international hangout down the street from the dorm.
bus subway overnight train van terra cotta...
Where to even begin. It was every bit as amazing as I expected it to be, if not more. I’ve learned to just be so much more appreciative of everything and open to everything and live in the moment and it’s just been so perspective-broadening gyaaaaaah I just love life so much. Also I could not have asked for a better group to travel with. We make such a family. Those situations...
First was the crazy idea to go to the Gobi Desert. Then was the even crazier will to make it happen. And then the planning meetings at Helen’s (haha) through google. And then there were the 15 million different ways of planning it and insane itineraries and ridiculous travel costs. And then there was the new and final plan that could actually work and the final meetings and legiiiit...
Fei chang hao!– Kyle Buthod
Holycraaaaaaap where to even begin. I almost want to make a separate travel blog like some people here have, because this is just so immense and amazing and absolutely different from anything in my day to day life from the past 2 years that I’ve ever written about except maybe with the exception of that whole holyshit we made it to world championships among all the other amazing bits of...
this could be the last post in a while
Grad was great. I’m exhausted. Now off to Shanghai.