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    [post_content] => The three day trek was one of the most stressful times that pushed my body to its physical limits plus more. The first day and the start of the second was the hardest but by the third day my body was used to pain and weight. I am glad I pushed through because the beautiful sights and sounds were worth it!
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3 Day Trek

Miguel Rodriguez,China Nueva School 2-week

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The three day trek was one of the most stressful times that pushed my body to its physical limits plus more. The first day and the start of the second was the hardest but by the third day my body was used to pain and weight. I am glad I pushed through because the beautiful […]

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07/14/13

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Miguel Rodriguez

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    [post_content] => I want to thank all the guides in China for their amazing support and the incredible experience the kids had. River has not stopped talking about his travels. He has spoken of all of you as being incredible leaders that made him feel safe, confident and ready for taking on China. I know he will never forget his time there. I wish we could meet you! If you are ever in SF Bay area we would love to get some time with you and show you.

With much appreciation,

Kim g. (River's mom)
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Thank you!

Kim Gitnick,China Nueva School 2-week

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I want to thank all the guides in China for their amazing support and the incredible experience the kids had. River has not stopped talking about his travels. He has spoken of all of you as being incredible leaders that made him feel safe, confident and ready for taking on China. I know he will […]

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07/3/13

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Kim Gitnick

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    [post_content] => Today we went on a scavenger hunt. We won and by won I mean we gave up and got soft serve ice cream with our stipend. It was delicious!
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Today

Josh Pollock,China Nueva School 2-week

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Today we went on a scavenger hunt. We won and by won I mean we gave up and got soft serve ice cream with our stipend. It was delicious!

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06/28/13

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Josh Pollock

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    [post_content] => Coming to China has been one of the best experiences of my life! The mountains, rivers, and valleys are almost as cool as Yosemite. All the views are impossible to capture with my camera. Sometimes natures is too beautiful to capture. One setback is that I speak no Chinese. This made it really hard to communicate to the homestay parents. They are sooo nice. Even thought we had a communication issue, they treated us like their own kids. They gave us candies and good food. At night we would do really fun activities like mahjong, cards, or Chinese television.

 

Happy Birthday Dad! I miss you here in China, and am counting the days until I can give you a big Happy Birthday hug!
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China

Tilman Littleford,China Nueva School 2-week

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06/28/13

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Tilman Littleford

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    [post_content] => Before my homestay I was very nervous about understanding what was said and making sure that I did not offend anyone. Within the first hour, my host family made me feel completely at home. I never felt like I was different, and I felt comfortable communicating- the challenges were fun. When it was time to leave, I felt as if I was leaving my own family. Every part of the homestay was amazing.
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A Brief Homestay Reflection

Quentin Miller,China Nueva School 2-week

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06/28/13

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Quentin Miller

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...Today we took a hike around the upper-middle region of Tiger Leaping Gorge.
...We hiked up near a road to about 2000 meters above sea level, ate lunch, and hiked back down. This was a portion of a larger hike, which we did not do.
...We have been staying at one of the many guesthouses in this region. Our lunch was at a different guesthouse.

6/27:

...Today we hiked down to the river from our guesthouse, which is about 2000 feet above the gorge, took a bus to Lijiang, and we are now writing Yak-Yaks.
...Near our Tiger Leaping Gorge guesthouse is a path to the river's edge. At this path is the rock that looks like a leaping tiger.Like most constellations, this can be interpreted multiple ways.
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...Along the way to Lijiang, we stopped for fried rice. We are now in Lijiang and about to have dinner.
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Lijiang 6/27

Carter Turnbaugh,China Nueva School 2-week

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6/26: …Today we took a hike around the upper-middle region of Tiger Leaping Gorge. …We hiked up near a road to about 2000 meters above sea level, ate lunch, and hiked back down. This was a portion of a larger hike, which we did not do. …We have been staying at one of the many […]

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06/27/13

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Carter Turnbaugh

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    [post_content] => With only 3 days left in China, we are all savoring our last moments of this amazing experience. Tonight we stay in one of the nicest Hotels I've been in (we have 2 TVs!), and tommorow we have time to explore the city of Lijiang. Lijaing remains a beautiful city and an ancient national landmark, and our breif glispe ofit while traveling in, makes us crave the day ahead. Nevertheless, its beauty cannot compare to the beauty of Tiger Leaping Gorge, and the Yangzee river, which we explored earlier this morning. We all look forward to reuniting with our families, but simotaniously we don't want this trip to end.
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Lijiang Hotel Check-in

Matthew Salah,China Nueva School 2-week

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With only 3 days left in China, we are all savoring our last moments of this amazing experience. Tonight we stay in one of the nicest Hotels I’ve been in (we have 2 TVs!), and tommorow we have time to explore the city of Lijiang. Lijaing remains a beautiful city and an ancient national landmark, […]

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06/27/13

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Matthew Salah

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    [post_content] => When I ran the code thru my algorithm it yielded the following:

"The stepped up 8th graders (including Quentin) are alive and thriving."

I may have missed something, but I'm sticking with my read.

Bart
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My Decoding Efforts

Bart Miller,China Nueva School 2-week

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When I ran the code thru my algorithm it yielded the following: “The stepped up 8th graders (including Quentin) are alive and thriving.” I may have missed something, but I’m sticking with my read. Bart

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06/26/13

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Bart Miller

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    [post_content] => NSA reports a partial success in decrypting George's yak...

sghr xzj x zj r2 r rqh ssdm ax hd nqnd kkzo

is initially being translated as:

THIS YAK Y AK S2 S SRI TTEN BY IE OROE LLAP

2nd pass gets us:

This Yak Yak was written by George ????
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Partial NSA Decryption

Sean McGraw,China Nueva School 2-week

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NSA reports a partial success in decrypting George’s yak… sghr xzj x zj r2 r rqh ssdm ax hd nqnd kkzo is initially being translated as: THIS YAK Y AK S2 S SRI TTEN BY IE OROE LLAP 2nd pass gets us: This Yak Yak was written by George ????

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06/25/13

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Sean McGraw

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    [post_content] => Dear George,

Back here at base camp, we have been unable to decipher your secret code. We are calling in the assistance of the NSA. If they can't crack your code, could you at least provide a few hints?

Happy trails to all of you!

Erwin
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George’s yak-yak secret code

Erwin Hosono,China Nueva School 2-week

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Dear George, Back here at base camp, we have been unable to decipher your secret code. We are calling in the assistance of the NSA. If they can’t crack your code, could you at least provide a few hints? Happy trails to all of you! Erwin

Posted On

06/24/13

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Erwin Hosono

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