For this gap year we can only bring a big backpack on the back and a small one in the front. Packing and leaving Kunming was hard and long.
On June 5,2015 we had a trial pack. I started to pack from 3 in the after noon all the way till 9 at night. It took so long because I had to figure out what to bring what not to bring,if I took too much or not enough. I had to pack wisely because I know I’ll be carrying all the stuff for a whole year and two months. Moreover, when all the clothes had been decided, I had to fit every thing in both backpack, that also took a while. In the end my big backpack weighed 13kg, and my small backpack weighed 5kg. Continue reading Mad Dash
I recently read an article titled, “Why Expats Hate June”. Indeed, for many “Junes”, we had to say goodbye to many foreign friends in Kunming as they embark on another new path or return back to their home country. Continue reading “Leaving” Before “Starting” the One Year Trip
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2015年6月12日我们一家人会旅游一年，然后送我姐姐去大学。在这旅程之前我们大家都需要做好离开一年的准备，跟朋友们说再见，整理好家里的事，买完需要的衣服、道具和电子用品。 Continue reading 我为一年旅游的准备
In 2008, we took our first gap year going to backpack in South America, catch with families in North America and living with the poor in a Yunnan village. This was Jonathan’s sharing before the start of the trip.