• unexpected immersion: my first week in china

    Hello friends! I’m currently studying Chinese in the Yunnan Province of China. Yunnan is home to a wide array of landscapes and ethnic tribes. It’s also the gateway into the Himalayas. Of course the mountain girl picked this province. I was surprised at how¬†little¬†culture shock I felt upon arriving here. That being said, China is a place like no other. I feel like it often gets a bad name, but it’s really lovely! Love it or hate it, it’s definitely a place to find an adventure in. Just one week in, and I’ve already figured some things out. Shopping in China is an experience. I’ve been to both Carrefour and…