In part 1 I shared what we got up to during the first half of our day in Shen Zhen, it’s time for part 2! We had lunch at the Folk culture village restaurant that was just outside the entrance … Continue reading →
This is the last recap of my tourist activities in Guanzhou and consequently China. It was by far one of the most interesting too so I enjoyed myself immensely! A great way to wrap up the trip. On our 3rd … Continue reading →
Guangdong Art Museum When we entered the museum grounds, my room mate and I needed to use the bathroom. As we walked in the direction of the bathroom stalls, we saw something in the distance that excited us so much … Continue reading →
As I mentioned in my previous black girl in China post, this is what I was most looking forward to during our time in Guanzhou because I couldn’t leave China without seeing an ancient Chinese temple! I’ll let the internets break … Continue reading →
After checking out the Guanzhou Sun Yat-Sen memorial hall, we headed to Yuexiu Park where we were taken to see the 5 goat statue. The statue has an interesting story behind it, bizarre too but interesting nonetheless. Legend has it … Continue reading →
Check out Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3 if you haven’t already! We left for Guanzhou on a typically dreary Shanghai morning. During our wait for our flight at the airport, it began to rain and the temperature dropped further. Everyone … Continue reading →
Check out Part 2 if you haven’t yet! Hangpu River Cruise After having dinner in the city center of Shanghai, our next destination was the Hangpu river for an evening cruise. The concept sounds amazing given that there are so … Continue reading →
Check out Part 1 if you haven’t! Over weekends in Shanghai, we had a full schedule of tourist activities organised by CIUB. Every Saturday and Sunday we had to be in the hotel lobby by 9pm. We’d all pile into … Continue reading →
This past December I got the amazing opportunity to travel to Shanghai and Guanzhou, China. The school where I take evening Mandarin lessons, Confucius Institute of the University of Botswana (CIUB), takes 2 groups of students to China twice a year in … Continue reading →
I just submitted an entry to the Google Photography Prize for students. You can view my entry here if you want. Anyway, I just wanted to share with you some of the photos from my submission in one post. I think I've shared all of them here on WordPress already but they function well as a collection from Asia too.
I came across this Blog via PhotoBotos.com which is a blog that features one photo a day either by the author or by other photographers. One of the photographs featured were by a student studying in Asia and I just fell in love with it. I then took a peak at his blog and I'm in love with it!!! He takes THE most gorgeous photos...take a look see at some of his magic...
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Follow the reblogged link above to see more of his work.