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Visiting the Hoefmans in Hangzhou

This time around we stayed overnight at the Hoefmans after we missed the train the last time!  It was H.O.T.  But the West Lake is sooooo pretty. SO MUCH GREEN.  and so much EFFORT put in to maintain the greenery.

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Visiting the Hoefmans in Hangzhou

This time around we stayed overnight at the Hoefmans after we missed the train the last time!  It was H.O.T.  But the West Lake is sooooo pretty. SO MUCH GREEN.  and so much EFFORT put in to maintain the greenery.

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The Sloans in Shanghai

It is always an honour and a very touching thing when someone comes just to visit you.  And that too from another country, another continent. Aline, we have been friends since we were 20 something!  Although the semester we met,

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The Sloans in Shanghai

It is always an honour and a very touching thing when someone comes just to visit you.  And that too from another country, another continent. Aline, we have been friends since we were 20 something!  Although the semester we met,

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One Spring Day in Shanghai

One fine spring day in Shanghai, exploring our new city.  Walking around Jing’An Park, taking in the spring flowers, and ending with a delicious dinner at the seafood wholesale market.

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One Spring Day in Shanghai

One fine spring day in Shanghai, exploring our new city.  Walking around Jing’An Park, taking in the spring flowers, and ending with a delicious dinner at the seafood wholesale market.

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Xi Tang Watertown

Tom said he was here back when he was living here.  And the town was back then…empty.  You didn’t even have to pay to walk through the town.  Now, they’ve made a gate, and you have to pay 100 RMB

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Xi Tang Watertown

Tom said he was here back when he was living here.  And the town was back then…empty.  You didn’t even have to pay to walk through the town.  Now, they’ve made a gate, and you have to pay 100 RMB

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2016 Chinese New Year

We joined Boon, his family, and his close Germian friend on a mini roadtrip to Nanjing…and we got a taste of life with kids…or rather, travel with kids.  It scared me because there is a looooooot of planning to do. 

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2016 Chinese New Year

We joined Boon, his family, and his close Germian friend on a mini roadtrip to Nanjing…and we got a taste of life with kids…or rather, travel with kids.  It scared me because there is a looooooot of planning to do. 

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A new adventure begins.

Haven’t posted here in a long while, so much to catch up.  These are the first few months in Shanghai.  Freezing cold, with freezing wind. celebrating my birthday.  With many candles! amazing urban museum.  and they actually update this entire

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A new adventure begins.

Haven’t posted here in a long while, so much to catch up.  These are the first few months in Shanghai.  Freezing cold, with freezing wind. celebrating my birthday.  With many candles! amazing urban museum.  and they actually update this entire

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2015 Xmas & NY

Our 3rd Christmas in Belgium.  We had one round of celebrations with the family and one round with friends.  Good times, good memories. I love the European summer, and now I realize I also love the european winter, the xmas

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2015 Xmas & NY

Our 3rd Christmas in Belgium.  We had one round of celebrations with the family and one round with friends.  Good times, good memories. I love the European summer, and now I realize I also love the european winter, the xmas