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China – The Final Blog :'(

What a fantastic week but all good things must come to an end.  Staff and students alike had the trip of a lifetime and here are the photos to prove it! Part 1 – Beijing Part 2 – Xi’an Part… Continue Reading →

Day Six – A Whistle Stop Tour of Shanghai!

We boarded the overnight train at 16:30 after a long but enjoyable last day in Xi’an. We socialised amongst ourselves and enjoyed listening to music and eating our supper. The overnight train was again another great night where we all… Continue Reading →

Day Five – Terracotta Army

Today is what I would like to call the ‘day of clay’, and I’ll tell you, that I have never seen so much clay in my life. We are started our fortuitous day with the too common 7am breakfast in… Continue Reading →

Day 4 – Hello Xi’an

Day four started off with us all waking up at 7:00 on the overnight train. We all grabbed our suitcases, and were introduced to the new environment called Xi’an, a more rural section of China upon first impressions. We were… Continue Reading →

Day 3 – Last Day in Beijing

As NON-lightweight teenagers, the day started at 6:00 (15 minutes early) to pack our suitcases and go down to breakfast. After this, we checked out of the Rainbow Hotel and headed to the Summer Palace, where past emporers and emporesses… Continue Reading →

Day Two – Ming Tombs & The Wall!

Day started for us at 7 when we were greeted by a variety of strange and wonderful foods… including popcorn chicken, noodles, spicy chicken, Chinese pancakes and samosas on a Lazy Susan (or as we like to call it Sloppy… Continue Reading →

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