Only in China

July 6, 2015

in Asia, China, Summer 2015, Tina Liu

Blog post #3  Sunday, June 14, 2015

Only in China are there outdoor escalators! We need these for Bascom Hill.

Only in China are there outdoor escalators! We need these for Bascom Hill.

Only in China do streams look like grass on a golf course. There’s so much algae!

Only in China do streams look like grass on a golf course. There’s so much algae!

Only in China can you get this dish – lotus root stuffed with sticky rice. This is actually a specialty dish from southern China. Yum!

Only in China can you get this dish – lotus root stuffed with sticky rice. This is actually a specialty dish from southern China. Yum!

Only in China can you get this dish – lotus root stuffed with sticky rice. This is actually a specialty dish from southern China. Yum!

Only in China can you get this dish – lotus root stuffed with sticky rice. This is actually a specialty dish from southern China. Yum!

Only in China do you hang your clothes dry like this. But fresh laundry makes the room smell good!

Only in China do you hang your clothes dry like this. But fresh laundry makes the room smell good!

Only in China can you find colored pencil lead…that don’t actually write in color. I was pretty sad about that. :(

Only in China can you find colored pencil lead…that don’t actually write in color. I was pretty sad about that. 🙁

Only in China can you find colored pencil lead…that don’t actually write in color. I was pretty sad about that. 

And only in China is one of your homework assignments to try on something at a store and take a picture of it. This was during one of our 采风 caifeng (lit. to collect folk songs) outings – more about this to come soon!

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