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huanlian

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

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Overview

  • 27 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified); learning English
  • 36, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Univ. faculty
  • MA in literature
  • From Nanjing, China
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About Me

ABOUT ME

PHILOSOPHY

carpe diem

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I was introduced to this website and find it very helpful for travellers. I enjoy showing people around my city.

Interests

With a Zen spirit of being, getting to know life in various forms.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

1) Overlooking the Himalayas from a jet plane. 2) Observing cremation in a holy temple in Nepal, watching the video of celestial burial of Tibetan people. 3) Standing for 6 hours in the freezing wind at Times Square with millions of strangers on the New Years Eve, getting to know each other a bit more and becoming friends. 4) Participating in couchsurfing and rediscover Nanjing (my hometown) with my guests. 5) New findings in my classes every semester.

Amazing feelings in everyday life.

Teach, Learn, Share

Suggested places of interest in Nanjing: Confucius Temple[touristy](http://www.myq.com.cn/spot/store/2,http://www.njfzm.net/language/english/about.asp) Taiping Kingdom History Museum(http://www.myq.com.cn/spot/store/5), Nanjing Folk Museum(http://www.chinahighlights.com/nanjing/attraction/nanjing-folk-museum.htm) QiXia Temple(http://www.myq.com.cn/spot/store/7), Presidential Palace(http://www.myq.com.cn/spot/store/3), Purple Mountain National Park[including Ming tombs & Sun Yat-sen mausoleum](http://xny.zschina.org.cn), Yuejiang Tower[yangtse river side](http://www.yuejiangtower.com/,http://www.51766.com/img/yjljq/) Xuanwu Lake Park[downtown skyline on the city wall along the lake](http://www.xuanwuhu.net/,http://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/jiangsu/nanjing/xuanwu.htm), nanjing Ming city wall(http://www.njfzm.com/zhmcb.htm), Jiangnan Naval Academy(http://www.myq.com.cn/article/view/17)Old house in Xinjiekou [commercial centre](http://www.myq.com.cn/article/view/14),1865 Creative Park[old factory warehouses transformed into art galleries, companies & reacreations](http://my.poco.cn/lastphoto_v2.htx&id=1365595&user_id=52118749&p=0,http://my.poco.cn/lastphoto_v2.htx&id=1370291&user_id=52118749&p=0) 1912 [Nightlife](http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/jiangsu/nanjing/nightlife.htm),Nanjing Museum [usu. nothing much to see exp. the buildings](http://www.njmuseum.com/english/zh/index.htm), The Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre during WWII(http://www.nj1937.org/english/default.asp),YiheRoad Residence Area... Streets to wander along: South Taiping Road, Ninghai Road, Jiangsu Road, Xianlin University Town, etc.

Countries I've Visited

Cambodia, Canada, Nepal, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

China

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