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Summer Palace & Temple of Heaven

We were picked up early by our guide today. Mrs. St-Cyr and I had to bundle up, since it was very cold out there. We wore our ski jackets, scarves and gloves. When we left the hotel, the sun was out, but barely visible through the fog/smog(?) Garbrielle from 5th grade had already warned us, […]

Pandas

Today was another great day for Jose. We visited the Beijing Zoo. The zoo has two Giant Pandas. Do you recognize the plant that the panda is eating in the picture? It is called Bamboo and is found throughout China. Watch the video to see the panda in action. [wmv width=”320″ height=”240″]http://sjeds.org/blog/china/movies/panda.wmv[/wmv] Since Jose was […]

Welcome to Day Six of the Amazing Race. It is always important to know the numbers in the local language when visiting another country. Big misunderstandings can occur when making purchases or while asking what gate in the airport your plane is leaving from and you are not sure of what numbers were said. Race […]