Posts Tagged ‘Kunming’

Kunming: Ashima and the Stone Forest

March 22, 2016
Kunming Blog: Ashima and the Stone Forest (Written by the Whittingtons) Today was spent mostly at the Stone Forest outside of Kunming. The Stone Forest is a large formation of limestone created millions of years ago…Read More

Kunming: Dumplings, Music and More

March 19, 2016
(Written by Mr. Whittington) Since we didn’t see the kids today we decided to share some pictures from Friday’s day in school.  The morning was a combination of making dumplings, making and eating rice noodles,…Read More

Kunming, Together at Last!

March 18, 2016
The K-Team is all together at last.  Today was spent at school, with a welcoming lunch and an afternoon of learning about Chinese music, traditional and popular.  It’s safe to say that the group found…Read More

Kungfu and Cultural Differences

March 25, 2015
Today started off with a trip to the Chinese Wushu Association for a demonstration and instruction of traditional Chinese Kungfu.  The athleticism was extraordinary, and the national champions were very patient while providing an informative…Read More

A Showcase of the Diversity of the Yunnan Province

March 21, 2015
Today the group and host siblings visited the Yunnan Nationalities Village, a park dedicated to celebrating the ethnic diversity of this region. While 98% of the country’s people are of Han descent, the Yunnan province…Read More

A Day With The Dinosaurs

March 20, 2015
The group joined back up this morning after our students’ first night with their host families.  Spirits were high, and we piled onto buses headed for a school-wide field trip to the Lufeng Dinosaur Museum – MountainDay…Read More

Arrived in Kunming!

March 19, 2015
We arrived safely and on time to Kunming after an uneventful flight. Kids wrote in their journals and slept on the 3 1/2 hour flight from Beijing. The school we are visiting, the Kunming Foreign…Read More

All arrived safely!

I have heard from all of the leaders that they have landed safely in their host cities. Xi’an, Chengdu, and Kunming students have all gone home with their hosts and Quanzhou is on their way…Read More