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Stefanie Vorleiter
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Pictures are up!
I finally put up the Silk Road Trip pictures. Sorry it took me so long.  They are under the Silk Road Pictures page, which is at the top of my site, under the title.  I will explain them all and caption them when I find time. I hope you enjoy them!!
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Huangshan (黄山) - Yellow Mountains
This past weekend, my roommate, her friend, and I went to the Yellow Mountains, or Mt. Huangshan, which is known as the mountains in the clouds. Her friend booked everything for us and Saturday morning we got up at five to catch the subway. We rode all the ...
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Just put up a few new posts!! Hope you enjoy reading them!
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Bargaining in Shanghai
My friend, Eleni, and I decided to go shopping today. We wanted to pick up some souvenirs, explore the city, and just get out. Our first stop was Old Town, which is even prettier each time I go. I love the old and ancient traditional Chinese architecture an...
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Exploring Shanghai
I can't believe this semester is almost over. It seems like yesterday when I was packing my bags to leave for China. Time has really flown by. I remember when I first got here, everything seemed so foreign and now I feel like I sort of belong here, like thi...
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Day 8 - Yellow River, Museum, and heading Home!
We were woken up this morning at 5 a.m. by the train lady picking up all the trash in every compartment. When she finally left we were able to go back to sleep but then at 6:30 she was back; she wanted our sheets. So we woke up pretty early, everyone was st...
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Day 7 - Mogao Groettes, Great Walls and Passes
Today we spent the day sightseeing.  In the morning we went to the Mogao Grottoes which are caves in the sand dunes. Buddhist travel monks, who came here mainly from Tibet, used these caves for painting, sculpture, and lecture. All in all there were almost ...
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Day 6 - 骆驼! (Camels!)
When we finally got there, we got on the bus and drove for a while but our tour guide let us check into our hotel and shower and change. The train ride was great, but there's nothing like a shower to make you feel better after two long days. For lunch, they...
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