Posts Tagged ‘Xi’an’

Xi’an: Host Pairings

March 21, 2016
(Written by Mr. Shifrin) The students met this morning with big smiles on their faces and reported that the weekend with their host families was great. Many students went to see a movie. It was…Read More

More From Xi’an

March 18, 2016
(Written by Ms. Andreozzi) Lilo, Abby, Julia and Ms. Andreozzi arrived today to join the rest of us in Xi’an. The girls have done  a beautiful job joining us all. They met their hosts that…Read More

Xi’an Travel Day

March 17, 2016
(Written by Mr. Shifrin) It has been a pleasure to travel with this smaller group of students to Xi’an.  They were patient and helpful in the airport as we found where to check-in, going through…Read More

China – In about a week — Yippee!

March 3, 2016
I don’t know about you but I am realizing that my pile of items to pack for China is becoming bigger each day. When I come across a comfortable pair of socks, travel toothpaste, my…Read More

Kung Fu and Friendship In Xi’an

March 25, 2015
Our last day in Xi’an was spent at school, with classes in the morning and the three country “Friendship Ceremony” in the afternoon.  The highlight of the morning was a class in the martial art…Read More

Singin’ in the Rain!

March 24, 2015
Okay, maybe we weren’t singing, but we were undaunted by the rain that fell all day in Xi’an.  Spirits were high as we traveled to the southern part of the city for a wander through…Read More

Just Another Xi’an Monday

March 23, 2015
Today it was back to school for the morning and late afternoon, with a trip to the countryside in the middle of the day.  It was great to hear the stories of the different things…Read More

Terracotta Warriors, the Eternal Army

March 20, 2015
  Our first full day in Xi’an was a big one.  We started in school, first learning some Chinese characters and then participating in an English class.  The English class was one on how to…Read More

Bye Bye Beijing, Hello Xi’an

March 19, 2015
We’ve arrived safely in Xi’an. Today we made the shift from the current capital of China, Beijing, to the original capital, Xi’an.  The differences were immediately apparent, as we flew in over green fields while…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