Tag Archives: Asia

#SummerVibes at Haeundae #Beach!

29 Jul

#Haeundae Beach! I totally lucked out 😊 My #hotel (#ArkBlueHotel) was only 2 blocks from the #beach, was cheap, and the staff were really nice! 💕 The beach was basically empty! In mid-July!!! So nice, soft sand, cold water. . . . gorgeous experience!

#Travel #Foodie! – Pokey Durian

27 Jul

When your fruit is too pokey to handle . . . 😂 The spines are really hard and pointy.

#China #Waterscape of Tongli

10 Apr

Some ancient #bridges on the waterways of #Tongli in Southern #China.

#Duck! is What’s For #Snack!

16 Mar

Which one is YOUR next favorite snack?!? Duck Gizzard? Neck? Claws? These were in the ‘meat snack’ aisle 😝 Sure to be a crowd favorite at the next #Easter carry-in #potluck at church!

#Travel to #Kyoto – I went out walking one morning in spring 🎼

6 Feb

‘By the river I went walking
When my troubles came to mind.
But I did not stop for them
And they could not catch up to me.’

This is the breath-taking park at #Arashiyama in #Kyoto Japan. My friends went to find the #monkey 🙈🙉🙊park at the top of the mountain, but I’m not a HUGE fan of monkeys up close – and – personal. So I just walked along the river. This day is one of my most precious memories. The atmosphere just soothes your soul ❤️.

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A Cloud of Flowers

2 Feb

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That’s Awesome! #China Disabled Persons Performing Art Troupe. Really Cool!

29 Jan

 

 

“China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe”

by Erisa Apantaku via Jetli

“In the autumn of 1987, a group of thirty disabled people performed in front of crowds at the first China Art Festival in Beijing. BAM! The China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe was born. Thirty years later, the troupe is thriving, having performed for thousands of people in over sixty countries, except for Antarctica.

Headed by president, art director, and main actor Tai Lihua, who became deaf at the age of two. This did not stop her from pursuing her passion of dance, the troupe recently concluded a tour in Germany.

Everyone in the organization has some form of disability, be it auditory, physical, or visual impairment. Visually impaired musicians read the music in braille. Hearing impaired dancers use vibrations to feel the beat. Visually impaired dancers use ropes to learn movements together and even implement white canes and guide dogs into performances like “To See Spring.”

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Although the scope of the China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe has expanded greatly from the humble beginnings as an amateur organization to an internationally acclaimed professional group. The troupe has retained its same founding ideals throughout the three decades of its existence:

“self-respect, self-confidence, self-improvement and self-reliance, as well as mutual respect, mutual care, mutual aid and mutual complementarities.”

These guiding principles have allowed the China Disabled People’s Performing Arts Troupe to connect with audiences from diverse backgrounds around the globe. Their performances have attracted the positive words of leaders from Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

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#Gryffindor House (It’s real!) aka the #China Spring Festival

27 Jan

Chinese Spring Festival🐉 . . . when all of China turns into gryffindor 🦁 house and red and gold colors 🇨🇳 rule.

I think Walmart might be secretly connected to Chinese hogwarts. Walk inside and its gryffindor pride
everywhere.

*Personally, I’m a slytherin – which fits, since my Chinese zodiac Animal is the snake 🐍

#Smoking Snowman

15 Jan

​Apparently the delivery guys at #KFC were feeling cold yesterday. ⛄️❄️  Temps are getting towards -23C

Not sure how much help he’s gonna be today. . . . . 😜

I love that he’s still got his #cigarette 😂  

#Movie Night!

20 Dec

​Gathers the shells AND holds your phone! The all-around perfect movie night companion!

Actually, #sunflower seeds are REALLY popular as a snack here in #China – my students always bring a ton to movie night 😜

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