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Scrubs in Beijing Fourth year medical student from Houston, traveling to Beijing to study Chinese medicine and Chinese beer


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Sunday at Silk Street Market

CHINA | Sunday, 6 Apr 2008 | Views [1172]

Sunday morning started out slow, which I like. I went to breakfast at the same old restaurant, then home to work on photos. Then, I went with a group to Liulichang Street, an arts & crafts/antiques area. It is basically a hutong, one of the old ... Read more >

Tags: first week, shopping, silk street

Tianenmen Square & Forbidden City

CHINA | Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | Views [1705]

I rose at 0630, awakened my friend, and we headed out. On our way to catch a cab, we stopped at the street vendor, where for RMB 1.50 we had a hot pancake filled with egg, coated with spicy sauce and filled with lettuce. Very tasty. The cab dropped ... Read more >

Tags: first week, forbidden city, sightseeing, tianenmen square

Another Day at Tiantan

CHINA | Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | Views [996]

On Thursday, we went back to Tiantan Hospital. In the morning, we toured their central ICU and answered many questions about end of life care in the United States versus in China. Apparently, in China, families can request that their loved one remain ... Read more >

Tags: capital medical university, first week, tiantan hospital

First Day: Tiantan Hospital

CHINA | Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | Views [1405]

Morning came way too early the first day (as it usually does for me--I'm big on sleep). My cell phone alarm went off an hour early because my phone is convinced that we're in daylight savings time here. Then, Henry rapped on each door on our floor, ... Read more >

Tags: first week, neurosurgery, peking duck, tiantan hospital

Beijing Airport

CHINA | Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | Views [819]

When we landed, it took surprisingly little time to deplane from the 747. I think everyone was just desperate to get the hell out of there; I know I was. My Chinese seatmate was actually leaning on me in her haste to get out of the window seat, ... Read more >

Tags: beijing airport, capital medical university, first week, tourist restaurant

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