Hebei #2 – Acrobat World

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On the second day of our stay in Hebei we took a trip to the little-known (yet none the less astonishing) Acrobat World. That’s right folks, a whole world dedicated to acrobats! Well, to be exact it’s a training school for acrobats, but even these students were pulling of stunts nothing short of a 5 star circus. Eli was especially excited for this particular adventure and had been talking about it the whole trip. With all his monkey business, it was easy to see why. Continue reading “Hebei #2 – Acrobat World”

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Adventure 2: the Beijing Zoo

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This Tuesday we again ventured out into the city and braved the buses and subways of Beijing to get to the Beijing Zoo. To beat the crowds (and the heat) to the zoo Dad decided it would be a good idea to wake us all up at 5:30 to leave at 6:30. Needless to say, it was a slow start but we were very glad that we got there early once we actually got there because of how hot it was afterwards. (Oh, and Nana (Dad’s  mom) came to visit us and tour China for a few weeks.We had a blast with her!) Continue reading “Adventure 2: the Beijing Zoo”