Apartment Hunting, Wrapping Zongzi

Found one of my favorite coffee shop actually lets you make your own coffee of choice, here is my very first professional hot chocolate – not a small feat should I add Smile

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My lease is up, apartment hunt going official – good bye my beloved apartment. You took me in the past 1.5 years.  The reason why I’m leaving, I’m finally getting tired of staying on top of a busy bus station.

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Alumni Association organized an Australian Wine Tasting Session at one of my favorite hotels in Beijing, Sofitel.

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This doesn’t look very Beijing….

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Lured by yummy barbeque, I’m here at Internations Friday nights out.

Expats gather.

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Free wines.

My first few candidate apartments were next to the gigantic CCTV tower.

Same apartment, different floor.

It’s kitchen/laundry

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I accidentally bumped into this apartment, which is basically in my favorite location, a rare find indeed.

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Unfortunately, I was a step late on signing the lease.

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Visiting my great aunt’s house in Jingzhou during Dragon Boats Festival, found her making Zongzi (a traditional Chinese food, made of sticky rice stuffed in reed leaves)  in the living room.

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Her granddaughter… happened to be my tiny cousin.

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You take the sticky rice out of a bowl

Warp the reed leave and put the rice in it.

Press.

Cover.

Tie it up with a string.

She made fifty some zongzis before steaming them.

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Found a self-made motor bike on Beijing street.

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This was obviously not the cat’s first time.

The table in my new apartment was obviously not made for reading, but it’s definitely very cute… unfortunately I can’t read on a table too cute like this, so I had to put it up for sale.

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