Ashley Cameron – Ashley’s in China – China 1

19 Jan 2008

So I’m finally in China. CRAZY. I’ve been talking about it so long. It’s so different over here, but at the same time it’s totally the same. McDonalds is still around the corner and a Starbucks on the other. But what’s diffent is the menu’s are all in funny little symbols. So far all the people here are amazing. I’m trying to understand the language bit by bit. There are certain things I understand but mostly I give a blank stare and hope that Amanda/David/Larry come to my rescue. I’ve been doing a lot of shopping. I had to buy a cell phone, bike, meal card all sorts of stuff. things are so crazy cheap over here. Today and yesterday we went to eat at a meal in the States that would easily come at $20-30/person. Today I ate a meal with a bunch of the students and we all paid about $6/person. Electronicss are much cheaper too, except my hair dryer:(. Anyway that’s enough for now. Enjoy!

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Mom
I forgot to ask what mode of transportation are you using? Train or bus, or what?

23 Jan 2008
Mom
Ash, the photos are amazing. I feel like I have a one on one tour guide. Thanks for the update.
Love, Mom

23 Jan 2008
Sigrid Meier
I think I’ll pass on the soup!!!!!!!!!! Thank you very much. Great picures and story. I’ll tell Tug that you compared him to a Lion. He’ll be strutting like one. 🙂 I sure wish that I could be in China and share all your experiences there. Please keep sending pictures and stories, just love reading about it. Take care, Love ya. Sigrid

23 Jan 2008
sigrid
I guess My pos from yesterday did not make it. Well as I alwas say “you’ve got to be smarter then the machinery you are working with.” Where are you now? How long are you staying there? How long will you be traveling?Sigrid

20 Jan 2008
Patty
So I’m glad you made it safely and i now have a way of knowing everything you do. This is brillant. Do they have pictures on the McDonald’s menus because if they do then you can still figure everything out. Patty

20 Jan 2008
Mom
Hi honey,
We were really glad to get this from you. Hope all is going well.
Love, Mom

19 Jan 2008
Megan
funny little symbols? cute. and I also think its funny that you needed to buy a bike! haha yeaaa starbucks!

19 Jan 2008
Sigrid Meier
Hi AshleyGood to hear from you and see that you have a blog. That is going to be fun. I guess I’ll have to send you shopping list 🙂 !!!! You three look verrrrry cooold in that pictures!
Love
Sigrid

19 Jan 2008
18 Oct 2011 – start of travelblog

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