Archive for November, 2009

Auf Berlin

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Every time we have sauerkraut (which is virtually every German meal), it has a little different flavor. Each place must have its own special recipe with slightly different spices, like barbeque places in North Carolina. It’s all good, though — unfortunately! After lunch we went back to “museum island” to the Neues Museum where we […]

Auf nach Frankfurt am Main 2

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Monday evening we were invited to join the international students on an adventure they’d programmed, a trip to an Ethiopian restaurant! I told you one could sample any kind of cuisine in the world in Frankfurt, but even I was surprised that there was an Ethiopian restaurant. Great fun! Goodness knows what we were eating, […]

Auf nach Frankfurt am Main

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Thursday morning November 12 we hit the road again, this time to Frankfurt am Main. We flew American through Dallas-Fort Worth, which of course lengthened the trip but avoided the potential weather delays one might encounter flying north in November. American’s international service is hardly any better than their domestic service, unfortunately – they even […]

Hui Beijing II ye Shanghai

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

I didn’t get any rest when we got back to Beijing because I had a lunch scheduled at a hotpot restaurant with the folks from CKGSB to talk about the next class, which will start on Friday.  When I got back from that, Yan Song picked me up again to take me out to the […]

Hui Beijing

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

I got to fly business class this time, on United, from Washington (Dulles) to Beijing over the top of the world and down through Siberia. Fourteen hours, which actually didn’t seem bad, probably because of the extra legroom. All the stewardesses were fat old ladies so I guess this must be a desirable route; they […]