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Rachel Critelli
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Drink water, eat plants, walk the earth, look at the sky, see the world.
Drink water, eat plants, walk the earth, look at the sky, see the world.

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Swallow Antelope Officially Archived, Please Visit My New Site
Hi Everyone! Thank you so much for visiting my blog. As you may notice from the dates on my posts, it has been quite some time since I have last made an entry. I have since graduated and cycled through several jobs, but my study of Chinese has remained cons...
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Train Travel is Best Travel
Since coming to China, I have found traveling by train extremely convenient, and I am more than satisfied. In a country full of bureaucratic difficulties, it was such a pleasant surprise to find out how easy it was to go traveling. With a super streamlined ...
Train Travel is Best Travel
Train Travel is Best Travel
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Working in China: My Experience at a Yunnan NGO
My internship finished last Friday, and I am still wiping the sweat from my brow. I spent the weekend properly by lounging on my couch watching ancient episodes of The Simpsons, sort of in a state. These past four months have really been something; I say so...
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June in Kunming
I am 22 years old right now, and have spent almost as many years in public school, and I am obsessed with the month of June. These two things are no doubt related--after years of pavlovian training that June = Summer Vacation, I simply had no choice in the ...
June in Kunming
June in Kunming
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5 really cool things I bought in China
When I came to China, I had a really lengthy shopping list of things like custom made qipao dress, majiang set, tea set, etc. It turned out that these things are all either very expensive or very heavy. Also it is reasonable to accuse me of being a cheapska...
5 really cool things I bought in China
5 really cool things I bought in China
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How to buy a plane ticket.
When the time rolled around for me to purchase a plane ticket to China, I had no idea where to begin. Now I feel sort of qualified to tell you about my experiences, and hopefully it can help you out. The first time I came over, I felt overwhelmed and didn't...
How to buy a plane ticket.
How to buy a plane ticket.
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Yunbike is best bike, or a tale of two bicycles
In my crusade to make my life better and more exciting, I rented a bicycle. This was a GREAT idea. I rented it for one month from a bike shop in my neighborhood. Little did I know, this bike shop was magical. So the boss rented me this great bike. They tune...
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How to move a lot without going batshit crazy
I am not a big fan of moving. You would think that I would be used to it by now, seeing that in the last five years, I've moved six times. Or maybe I didn't mind at first and now it is just getting old. Originally it was kind of exciting, going to a new pla...
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