“Let’s do the mountain,” I said to Nate before work. We had started doing stairs up a small mountain near our house. We had nicknamed it “Jellyfish Mountain” because of the large freshwater spring at the base that was full of tiny opaque freshwater jellyfish. I had been dealing with some clashes at work, and … More Communication and Cultural Understanding
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Sonya and Rose had offered to take us to one of the main tourists attractions in Jinan called Thousand Buddha Mountain. They told us that if we went before the first tour at 6:00am we could get in for free. Nate set the alarm for 3:30am!…
Spencer, a friendly, but Spacey guy we had met wandering around our local “Uni-mart”, had informed us of bars where foreigners were given free drinks. Spencer had promised to show us one of these bars. After meeting up with a couple of other Jinan acquaintances: Ray, Nick, Jess we let Spencer lead us to the … More Phebes: Dancing in a box.