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China’s Ancient Capital: Xi’an

In July, we made a quick trip up to one of China’s ancient capitals: Xi’an.

Shorel in front of some soldiers he could stand with. (These were in the gift shop.)

Big Goose Pagoda

You can buy a souvenir soldier anywhere in the city.

Xi’an’s city wall is the largest in

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Yup. It’s a stop sign.

The Three Gorges Dam

The Three Gorges Dam spillway handling the runoff from the Himalayas.

Picnicing with our tutors at the Three Gorges Dam.

Hair Repair

Some days in pregnancy the happy hormones are really kickin’. On one of these good days, I went to the hair salon and told them they could do whatever they wanted to my hair. Let’s just say the styles in China are not the same as they are in the States. Shorel defined my

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Cheers Gatorade!

Gatorade has made it to the city!

Happy Birthday Shorel & Happy July 4th!

Happy 31st birthday Shorel!

Shorel loves Mamaw’s White Cake – hold the icing please.

Holidays overseas seem to be made all the more special. We celebrated Shorel’s 31st birthday and America’s 230th birthday with good ol’ American hamburgers, German potato salad, deviled eggs, baked beans and banana pudding.

Kim, Katie, Sandra

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