Day Ten: This will be an extremely long day. This morning I woke up at 5:30am… We are going back to the different markets to do some last minute shopping. We leave China around 6:45 and we will arrive in Toronto at the exact same time… and then we have a two hour, forty-five minute … Continue reading
Day Nine: We came back to the hostel late last night. Today we toured the Summer Palace. Then did some last minutes shopping. Today is our last full day in China. I am extremely sad about this because I love it here.
Day Eight: Today we toured several worship places for the Chinese people. After we finished at the places of worship we headed to set up for our charity sale. While there we got our picture taken with a chef who was filming his TV show. We got to work and get to know better the … Continue reading
Day Seven: Today we packed overnight bags and took a bullet train to TianJin. After we arrived we loaded a bus and went to a local university and toured the campus. We are in TianJin because we will be doing a Charity sale tomorrow. Today we went to an adult education center for the mentally handicap. … Continue reading
Day Six: Today we went to the Great Wall of China! I am exhausted! It has so many steps.
Day Five: Today we headed back to Harmony House and cleaned up their outside play area along with some hardcore cleaning inside the house. Some of the children helped us clean and some just played while we worked.We stopped to have lunch with the kids and then got right back to cleaning. After cleaning up … Continue reading
Day Four: This morning we got up, got ready, then we all headed to breakfast. After breakfast we headed to the Lobby of the hostel and waited until our tour guide came, after he arrived we loaded the bus and took a long ride to a Special-Needs orphanage called Harmony House, where I met some of … Continue reading
Day Three: Today I strangely woke up extremely early for not getting much sleep. I got up about 6:00 am, where at home I do not wake up that early ever. After we woke up we got ready for the day and then went to breakfast which had American items as well as Chinese. I … Continue reading
Day One/Two: I stayed up most of the night last night, and only got about an hour of sleep before having to wake up for my flight. It was a bright and early morning, I was nervous, I had butterflies. I think I was more excited than nervous but the mixed feelings caused the butterflies. … Continue reading