Skip to Bailu, my darlin’, you’ll be glad you did

When in China, UF Students are: Honorary Guests, a source of entertainment, and just more foreigners On our first school field trip in China, the 2011 UF in Chengdu students were the honorary guests of the Bailu Township and its hardworking people. In May of 2008, the first year of the UF in Chengdu program, … Continue reading Skip to Bailu, my darlin’, you’ll be glad you did


Natasha: Summer in Chengdu

Natasha Phillips is a 2nd year Biology and East Asian Language and Literatures major at Valencia Community College.  Prior to this summer, Natasha traveled to Germany for her brother’s wedding as well as to the Netherlands and to Japan on vacation with her family.  Natasha has a deep interest in learning about other cultures and, … Continue reading Natasha: Summer in Chengdu

三,二,一。。。san,er,yi… 3,2,1

你们好同学们和同鳄! Nĭ men hăo tong xué men hé tóng è! Hello fellow students and fellow gators! On May 7th, 2011 the hundred-and-ninety-five-day study abroad adventure that I am going on this summer will begin. The 字, zì, or characters in my greeting above surely suggest that I am going to Asia, as we Westerners know … Continue reading 三,二,一。。。san,er,yi… 3,2,1