We leave for home in about 8 hours, and we will be home in 27. It's very strange to think that we have been here for 2 months, and in a way it feels like we have been here an eternity. I'm excited to come home though. China has been an unforgetable experience. It is one of the best things I have done in my life. I am not sad to say goodbye, but I would welcome the opportunity to ever come back to China. The last few days have been a blur. We saw some historic sites (most of which were ove…
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June 29, 2014It has been a great couple of days in Beijing. On Friday, we went to the Great Wall of China. It was as magnificent as I always dreamed it would be. However, the idea that it could keep out invaders is rather silly. I know quite a few people who could climb it with ease. Though this was much easier, a few of us climbed up onto one of the watch towers. I have never done much climbing in that way, so I gratefully received assistance from two of the guys in my class. I didn't feel like dying that d…
June 26, 2014Well, we are in Beijing. We took a train from Liaocheng and our two teachers who were in charge of us while we were there and Henry came with us to see us off at the train station. A whole bunch of students came to help us onto the bus, because most of us had more luggage than we could reasonably carry. The boys from Ghana sang for us a goodbye song in a mixture of English and their local language (I think they call it "Twi") in acapela and everything. It was a great moment. The train was aw…