Forbidden City in Winter

😍💕 My #student surprised me with this today – she painted it herself and framed it for me The forbidden city in winter (cause she ‘knows I love snow’). Isn’t that A) gorgeous and B) the sweetest. I will treasure it!
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Whistling Through the Vines

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Gongyi is home to the Kang Family Mansion – a Ming Dynasty mansion still preserved centuries later. Also called the KangBaiWan Mansion 河南巩义康百万庄园. It is #10 on China’s list of famous mansions!  A truly beautiful place filled with all sorts of ancient buildings and gardens. At one time, he was apparently the wealthiest businessman in China. The family was famous be being good and virtuous, so much so that the emperor wrote them a poem just for them after 8 generations of wise and honorable leaders in a row.  Wish I could have met them!

Traditional #Chinese Restaurant

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#Ducks Aswimming

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One of the beautiful art pieces decorating the ceramic walls of the Chinese Summer Palace in Peking.

Spicy Beef and Bamboo soup

​#Spicy beef and bamboo sprout #soup with noodles.  Traditional Chinese dish here in Henan- made from #spices that numb your mouth

Gmat Rage!

Lol! I will find you.  I will destroy you. Wish me luck! Test is on the 7th! #gmatrage #alsomewhenIseeasnake 

Jumping Player

For good luck jumping extra high to get the ball!