01/27/13

Piece of countryside in Guangzhou: Changzhou Island

Do you think Guangzhou is all about the bustling city life and high rises in Tianhe and Zhujiang New Town? Well, guess again! You can find many relaxed countryside destinations inside Guangzhou too! Following photos are from the Changzhou Island (长洲岛), right next to the University Island (大学城).

To get to Changzhou first take the metro to the Higher Educational Mega Center North on line 4. Then get exit D and a bus 332 to Changzhou. You can get off at the last stop for example.

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01/24/13

Welcome 2013! Welcome the year of the snake!

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Welcome back to Living a Dream in China! My blog is back up again after hacking, many more hacking attempts, problems with web hosting and WordPress itself. Besides my blog, I had some problems myself as well. I broke up with my boyfriend, lost my motivation on studying and spent months on getting things right again.

Christmas I was sick in bed, but on my birthday (30th of Dec) I spent on top of the Heng Mountain. Coming back to Guangzhou on the first day of 2013 was like a new beginning. I still had to finish my exams, but when my winter holiday finally begun on the 16th last week, I felt so relieved. I’m ready to prepare for the year of the snake!

Next semester I will continue having classes, my last courses of the bachelor degree. I will prepare for the HSK6 exam and pass it before I graduate. Then next Autumn I will write my bachelor thesis and finally graduate in December. This is going to be a great year!

How have everyone been recently?

01/21/13

Hengshan Mountain in Hunan Province

I went to Hengshan last December to spend my birthday on top of a mountain. I already shared one photo on my Facebook Page, but now it’s time to take a look at some more pics!

For more information about the mountain you can find from TravelChinaGuide for example. The hotel on top of the mountain don’t seem to have a website, but the hostel near to the mountain does. I really recommend the OP Youth Hostel, clean rooms, heating, excellent service.

But now lets let the photos speak for them selves!

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