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Don’t want to leave, excited to come back.

Today was pretty relaxing. We had the beginning of our research presentations this morning, and I learned a lot from my classmates about everything from cinema, to environmental protection, to language politics. After the presentations were over, I stayed back … Continue reading

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Jan. 24, 2018: Final Research Presentations I

Today is the first day¬†for students to present on their final research projects. We heard several well-prepared presentations on the following topics: Memory of Ip Man in Hong Kong Films Gender Roles in Jin Yong’s Martial Arts Fiction Migrant Workers … Continue reading

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1/24/18

As the we’ve gotten closer to our departure, I’m happy to say that I think my end-of-the-world mentality has somewhat subsided. Maybe it was yesterday’s hike that did it, but I’ve suddenly found myself more accepting of the fact that … Continue reading

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Trying a new Coffee Shop

Today, with the guidance of Professor Chan, Keileh, Lee, and I decided to give a closer coffee shop a try. We noticed that it didn’t open until noon, so we headed to the school library and worked there for the … Continue reading

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Preparing to Rejoin the Flow

In the name of studying, Keileh, Adriana, and I wandered around Tuen Mun searching for coffee and WiFi. At our first stop we found neither but a nice man who smiled and shook his head at us, obviously amused by … Continue reading

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23.1.2018

https://uploads.knightlab.com/storymapjs/a1ab55932a94d6c01572dd0957b175e3/exploring-hong-kong/index.html This morning I woke up and went to the campus library to research and work on my presentation with Adriana and Lee. After a bit, we went to Fu Tai for lunch, where I got spicy Thai noodles and … Continue reading

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1/23/18

When it turned out that everyone else on the trip was too busy to hike Pat Sin Leng today, I wasn’t sure exactly what to do. The idea of doing it all myself was a little daunting, but I had … Continue reading

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Jan. 23, 2018: Illness

The worst fear of a travel course trip leader is illness, not his or her own, but of the students. I must have hit the jackpot, having two students (out of a total of eight) who have fallen ill in … Continue reading

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Day 19

Another morning, another bowl of congee. That’s right, today’s post picks up right where we left off yesterday. The nice lady at the congee shop even remembered my order, telling the other lady what to write down for me and … Continue reading

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Reading on the Subway

Today was really comfortable. I slept in for the first time in a while, video chatted with family and friends back home, and worked on my oral presentation for Thursday. Staying on campus and relaxing for the majority of the … Continue reading

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