Stories from the Field
Our Adventure Begins in Shanghai
June 28, 2016
Welcome to the most populous city in the world! For the next couple of days we’ll be exploring all Shanghai has to offer: golden Buddhist temples, several of the world’s tallest buildings, tree-lined alleyways of the French Concession, and the wonderful cuisine of Shanghai, including soup dumplings!
The Edge of the Gobi
July 11, 2016
We’ve arrived in Dunhuang, the gateway to the Gobi Desert, and it feels like a fusion of America’s Wild West and China put together. Two thousand years ago Dunhuang was the border town between nomadic tribes and a recently unified China. Now it is a small, yet bustling town with history and night markets.
July 1, 2016
We’ve arrived in Sichuan Province! The views are gorgeous in Wolong, the location of the giant panda reserve.
China: From The Great Wall to Pandas
July 10, 2014
Students on our China expedition have been busy- traveling from Beijing, to the Great Wall, to the Wolong Panda Reserve. Below are some highlights, in the students words: