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30 Photographs of Anji: Bamboo Groves from ‘Crouching Tiger’

7 Aug
by Ami Sanyal

A few weeks ago EF took it’s staff on an overnight trip to Anji. I rode along with Cecily and fell in love with the endless bamboo groves which served as the backdrop for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

We spent most of our time exploring the hilly forests—and fit in some rafting and a bit of partying as well. Here are 30 images from our trip, as well as our impression of Anji. Continue reading

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Arrived in Shanghai!

19 Apr

Metro station in Xijiahui

Nihao!

We have finally begun our adventure to Shanghai and it still doesn’t feel completely real…Ami and I keep looking at each other and laughing out loud every now and again and saying ” I can’t believe we’re actually in China!”

It’s just so crazy it’s hard for us to get over.

Our flight went relatively smoothly-our first flight was delayed by two hours so we left Vancouver at 4:30am.  A new connecting flight had to be arranged as we were stopping over in Hong Kong and only had a two hour stop over.  Then, once we got to Hong Kong, we just barely made our connecting flight- a stewardess hurried us along into the bowels of the HK airport and got us there five minutes before take off.

Needless to say…our luggage didn’t quite make it. Continue reading