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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Goodbye Shanghai!

A little late but finally on our way!

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Headed home!

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Goodbye Renaissance….for now…..

Headed out to the airport.

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My last dinner in Shanghai for awhile…

Our favorite Spanish Tapas restaurant run by a Japanese man who is a classically trained Italian chef!

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Only in China!

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Christian Dior exhibit!

On the 26th I met my friend Sara at the Museum of Contemporary Art to view the amazing Christian Dior exhibit. I honestly did not know a lot about him but his designs were simply amazing. The exhibit was so well done! It had some of his famous dresses (including ones worn by Lady Di, … Continue reading »

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Another great tour with Tracy Lesh – TianZiFang: Artisans to Appalachia

On Wednesday the 25th I toured an area called TianZiFang with my friends Jean and Rachel. TianZiFang is considered the SOHO of Shanghai and is a area with small twisting alleyways filled with great art, interesting shops and restaurants. We had lunch at a wonderful new restaurant called Hillbilly Tea. They have a restaurant in … Continue reading »

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Here is a short video of one of opera school performances!

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Wonderful day touring the Shanghai Opera School

Tuesday the 24th I toured the Shanghai Opera school with the SEA. Mr Zhao was our tour guide for the day. He is a former playwright for the Beijing Opera and the Kunqu Opera and he attended the school as a child. He provided us with a wonderful understanding of how the students train and … Continue reading »

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My last cooking class with Payal for awhile – so sad…..

Yummy Nasi Goreng (Indonesian fried rice) and Thai chicken satay!

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