Welcome to May in Harbin!


Welcome to May in Harbin! Harbin, China

Harbin, China- May 17, 2013


May is my favorite month, if you can’t tell! Happy Birthday to all the May babies! I spent my first birthday away from home and it felt so weird. Im used to just going home to moms house and eating her homemade cake like we eat every year, this year I spent my birthday weekend in Beijing and when I came back to Harbin, I had a nice quiet birthday eating pizza with my roomies. May in Harbin is full of activity! Outdoor eateries are opening up along every street, ice cream shops are opening up, people are outside enjoying the weather, fruit stands and night markets are bustling hubs for conversation and bartering! Weather is nearly 80 degrees every day with a nice breeze (sometimes) … sometimes the breeze is more like a sandy windstorm where I am walking with my eyes nearly closed (squinty) After being in a cocoon for so long because of the cold harsh winter, everyone is in a good mood! I love how the elders are always hanging out with ea ch other at the parks, dancing, working out or playing cards & mah jong. I saw this older man playing this whipping top gam, which entails

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