Goodbye big cities, goodbye dumplings!  Until next time #china #再见 #kusamayayoi #infinityroom  (at shanghai International Airport)

Goodbye big cities, goodbye dumplings! Until next time #china #再见 #kusamayayoi #infinityroom (at shanghai International Airport)


Last night in China is starting out well (at 上海环球金融中心 Shanghai World Financial Center)

Last night in China is starting out well (at 上海环球金融中心 Shanghai World Financial Center)


Goodbye to my beautiful (lately foggy) 昆明!  (at 昆明飞机场)

Goodbye to my beautiful (lately foggy) 昆明! (at 昆明飞机场)


Hani village

Hani village


Back in one of my favorite places in China, this time with the family (at Yuanyang Rice Terrace Fields)

Back in one of my favorite places in China, this time with the family (at Yuanyang Rice Terrace Fields)


#jianshui #yunnan #china (at Jianshui)

#jianshui #yunnan #china (at Jianshui)


Dad is still goofy in china (at 崇圣寺三塔 Three Pagodas & the Chongsheng Temple)

Dad is still goofy in china (at 崇圣寺三塔 Three Pagodas & the Chongsheng Temple)


Colorful caves (not totally natural but still cool)

Colorful caves (not totally natural but still cool)


Reaching the end

As you can see from the post below, I have turned in my Independent Study Project!  While this feels like an incredible accomplishment, I also now have to face the fact that my program ends in 4 days!  While I am so happy that I get to stay a little bit longer and show my family around Yunnan (Welcome to China Mom and Dad) I can’t believe I will soon have to say goodbye to 13 other SIT students and Kunming friends.  Four days is a long time though, with many fun things planned, so It’s not time for goodbyes yet.

My life for the past week has been mostly filled with writing, cafes, and study breaks

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4 weeks of research, 31 pages and a new appreciation for Kunming’s coffee shops  #ISP #done (at French Café 兰白红)

4 weeks of research, 31 pages and a new appreciation for Kunming’s coffee shops #ISP #done (at French Café 兰白红)