Weekend trip to a Village

As I mentioned in one of my blog posts from last year (A Summer in China), traveling with Jim is always an adventure. He quickly made friends with a family of a boy he was giving skating lessons to and they then invited us to spend the weekend with the boy’s grandparents in a village about an hour outside of Hangzhou. He was quick to accept despite their warnings about the absence of air conditioning. He did call me quickly after he accepted to make sure it was ok :-). I was a bit hesitant not knowing what the accommodations … Continue reading Weekend trip to a Village

A Summer in China

Note: My intention was to have photos to share also but haven’t yet found a way to do this in a resolution that is ok with the sketchy internet connections. This is us against the Hong Kong skyline. Will update with better photos when possible… Jim has been in China since June 6. He is doing two of the things he loves – teaching hockey and soaking up a new culture. I joined Jim on July 10th and decided to use my blog to document what we are experiencing for our own record, and to share what we are learning … Continue reading A Summer in China