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Ethnic flavors of Sichuan

Blythe, Participant

June 27 Today, we started off with a trip to the upscale mall of Chengdu to have a nice, restful morning of window shopping. While some of us stayed in the mall, a couple students ventured off to purchase some knockoff hip brand items and bad......Read More

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Leaving Linshi

Vivian, Dragons Admin

Today we had to leave our homestay families from the LinShi village after breakfast. We had to say goodbye to our aunties and 哥哥. My auntie gifted me a jar of garlic. We then had a short bus ride to DuJiangYan, an ancient irrigation system built......Read More

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Day 5

Emmanuel, Participant

Day 5:    We started our day with a tour of the village. The village is dedicated to environmentally friendly farming and lifestyle. We saw a natural water  filtration system alongside underground digesters. After touring the village, we went to......Read More

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Day 4

Anton, Participant

Day 4:    We met in the morning at the eco center briefly before going to a picturesque little walking path that straddled a nearby stream. There we began a walking meditation, which consisted of four loops around a small pathway. For the first......Read More

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More Photos from The Wall and Beijing

Simon, Dragons Admin

We had a peaceful and beautiful orientation phase with the Kou Family out on the Great Wall. In Beijing, we deepened the theme of “Center and Periphery” through the eye-opening and busy visits to Beijing’s key historical sites.......Read More

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Beijing Day 2

Julia, Participant

  Today we traveled up and down the Meridian Line of Beijing. We began our journey with some steamed buns in the morning, and then traveled to Tiananmen Square where we met our tour guide Susie. Susie provided an enlightening example of how......Read More

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First Day in China

Andrew, Participant

Today we had our first adventure into the Chinese wilderness. From our “hotel” in a remote town three hours away from Beijing, we hiked nearly two hours to reach a secluded spot on the Great Wall. The Wall was old, crumbling, and overgrown with......Read More

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Orientation and Group Container Building in...

Joseph and Rosalyn, Instructor

As we moved through our first day of orientation today, students created visual mosaics of goals with sidewalk chalk. We’re spending intentional time in these early days to frame the course, connect in new ways, and align our hopes and......Read More

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Narrative Itinerary

Joseph Vincent, Participant

Dear Trinity students and teachers, Can you believe that you will arrive in China in less than a week? Rosalyn and I could not be more excited to meet all of you and embark on our adventure together in Beijing and Sichuan! For now, I would like to......Read More

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Hi from Rosalyn!

Rosalyn Shih, Participant

Hello from Beijing, where we also were recently surprised by an arrival of snow in April! I’m Rosalyn Shih, and I’m really looking forward to being one of your instructors on your trip to China. Just a bit about myself: I was born in Toronto,......Read More