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Three Days in Nanjing

Before the spring semester begins, my friend Phyllis and I take a short trip to Nanjing! We visit Xuanwu Lake, the Purple Mountain, the Sun Yatsen Mausoleum, the Ming dynasty tombs, and the Nanjing Massacre Memorial!

Monday, January 19th, 10:23pm

My week of interning is officially over! As a last-hurrah of winter break, Phyllis and I decided to take a trip to Nanjing, the old southern capital of China. It’s nice to have someone to travel with again, and I’m excited to get out of Shanghai one last time before the semester starts!

Today was mostly a travel day! Phyllis and I woke up around 7:00am, took the subway to the train station, bought tickets for the high-speed rail, and we were off!

I really enjoyed the train ride! I loved the legroom, the scenery, and the ability to use my phone. But I was absolutely terrified of sleeping through my stop. I ended up taking a nap almost as soon as the train left the station. One hour later, I woke up and I thought that I’d missed the Nanjing station. Luckily, Nanjing was still one stop away. Whew. Continue reading Three Days in Nanjing