At the end of what seemed to be the end of a terrific journey and nearly 3650 km (2250 miles) traveled in China, it was time to pack up our bags and head back to America. We departed from Hong Kong International Airport, ranked one of the best airports in...
May 29, 2010
Today we woke up in Hong Kong and got ready for our last day of academic business. Our first stop was Cafe Coral, a well known food company. Mr. Sunny Lo, the Managing Director of the group, Mrs. Helen Li, Director of Corporate Logistics, and Mrs. Jennifer Lo, Senior Manager...
May 28, 2010
Our last leg of the journey began today as we said goodbye to Shanghai and hello to Hong Kong. On the way to our new city, we had a smooth two hour flight, and most of us got some much-needed napping on the plane :-) We were also surprised and...
May 27, 2010
We started the day at 7:00 am, in our suits, on our way to Taiwanese owned Uni-President Enterprises Corporation. Uni-President is a very large competitor and is the #2 enterprise in the food manufacturing industry. The company's successes can be attributed to their juice and noodle businesses in China. Once...
May 26, 2010
Today we began our day a little bit different; we were able to sleep in until 8 a.m. After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel we left around 9 a.m. to go walk around the French Concession district of Shanghai. This district was previously occupied by the French and...
May 25, 2010
In the morning, we woke up to a beautiful view of Shanghai just as the vibrant sun was rising. After several days of heavy travel, we were finally able to relax and enjoy a hearty breakfast at the esteemed four-star Jiulong Hotel. We arrived at Husi Food Company Ltd. at...
May 24, 2010
We left Hangzhou at about 8 o'clock in the morning and rode our bus to WuZhen, a famous Chinese water town. It has been said this town compares with Venice since all the houses line the canals running through the city. WuZhen was heavily packed with tourists, both Chinese and...
May 23, 2010
We had an early morning because we had to catch a morning flight to HangZhou. The hotel had kindly provided us with prepacked breakfast because we left the hotel at 6:10am before they even started their breakfast. It was one of the few times we experienced clear traffic on the...
May 22, 2010
We woke up early in the morning to rain after a soothing night on the train to Wuchang train station. The train station did not have any escalators or elevators so we all carried multiple suitcases up and down several flights of stairs. Now we know what the packing list...
May 21, 2010
Our day begin bright and early, as usual, with everyone getting up around 6 a.m. However, today was a little bit more hectic because we had to checkout and pack for our upcoming sleeper train ride to Wuhan. After our quick breakfast, we boarded the bus to go to Heibei...
May 20, 2010

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