Category Archives: Emmanuel Nino Aurigue: Spring 2013

The writings and musings of Emmanuel Aurigue from Norwich University (Spring 2013 Cohort – Chengdu American Center).

Emmanuel: The Ancient Terracotta Warriors

Hello from Lintong! Here, in this picture, I am in Xianxi Province where the world famous Terracotta Warriors are from! A very special place with A LOT of history and A LOT of foreigners! This place is bustling with all … Continue reading

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Emmanuel: A Modern Day Chinese Wedding

Hello all! My new destination has led me to a wonderful Chinese modern day wedding in the beautiful Henan Province. The newly wed couple invited me to their wedding a month prior and I finally got to go to their … Continue reading

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Emmanuel: Daoism – The Way

Ni hao from Han Gu Guan! The home of Daoism; or more commonly known in America as Taoism! The start of a philosophy! The introduction of Qi (chi’i)! The beginning of the yin-yang, Feng Shui, and many more ideas that … Continue reading

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Emmanuel: My Meeting with Buddha

Every day truly is an adventure! Most especially the weekends!  In China, my weekends start on Fridays because college students are given Fridays off! So this weekend, a friend of my girlfriend asked me if I would like to come … Continue reading

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Emmanuel: The English Corner

Did you know that it is mandatory for many students in China to study English as their second language starting in primary school? I was amazed when I found that out! They knew more English than I knew Chinese! To … Continue reading

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Emmanuel: My Day with the Local Middle School Children

I never thought I would say this but… I would like to become a teacher. More specifically, an Elementary School English Teacher! These children really changed my attitude towards being a teacher. These kids have so much energy and talent … Continue reading

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Emmanuel: My First Whole Week in China

Goodness… I am currently sitting at my desk figuring out what to say first… There have been so many things that have happened since my last post that my mind is spinning like crazy… Welps… Maybe I will just describe … Continue reading

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Emmanuel: My first hours in China

Where to begin…  This place is amazing! From the moment I got on the Hainan Airbus to China, my mind was racing with different scenarios. The fulfillment of my dreams had officially begun and the start of a new chapter … Continue reading

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Introducing: Emmanuel Nino Aurigue – Norwich University

Hello all, my name is Emmanuel Nino Aurigue. I am very excited to be fulfilling my life long dream to travel the world and visiting China as an ambassador of the United States of America. I am a 13A, currently … Continue reading

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