Monthly Archives: April 2014

Janil Caba: Chinese Children At Play

Something I really appreciate about Chengdu, or China in itself, is the fact the every time I go outside I see children playing. This is not a common site to see back at home in America.  I didn’t realize how … Continue reading

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Carly Ortiz: Blog #3

This weekend, I visited the green tea garden thanks to the Chengdu Foreign Affairs Office! I am extremely blessed to have had this experience. Our director instructed all of the students to be ready to go by 7AM. Most of … Continue reading

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Marithza Argueta: Two Months In

It’s crazy to know that I am almost half way through this journey! I have seen and done so much in these past two-months, and I can’t wait for the next four months to come. My in-classroom classes are done, … Continue reading

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Janil Caba: China’s Ancient Street

As much as I enjoy and love everything about China, I am slowly starting to miss home.  But as this phase slowly crawls up on me, I know that it is important for me to find ways to overcome this … Continue reading

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Carly Ortiz: How China Changed Me

I can’t believe my time here in Chengdu is almost over. The feeling I felt when I first got on the plane still feels fresh to me. Watching my mom, sisters, and step-dad walk away from my gate in the … Continue reading

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Abe Ibrahim: Panda Day

One of the activities I really got to enjoy during my time in China was our trip to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. As soon as you arrive in Chengdu, you know you have hit the land … Continue reading

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Mollie Russo: Blog #3

Although there is so much to do around Chengdu, all I find myself doing these past few days is very routine and typical, nothing that much out of the ordinary – but, it certainly has made me very happy and … Continue reading

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Marithza Argueta: Blog #2

Life in Chengdu has been absolutely fun so far! BUT I must admit that every-day I always get those feelings again of wishing to be back home already. I think the best way of dealing with that has been to … Continue reading

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Georgia Manu: Blog #2

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” -Barack Obama, February 5th, 2008 Speech I am always searching … Continue reading

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