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Chinese Dress and My Apartment

As I told you in my previous post, eventually, I kind of fell in love with my Beijing apartment. I felt like, every day, I found something new there. Our yard was usually the biggest mess ever, so every morning when I went to work, I had to make sure I do not stumble on a piece of garbage. This chaos in our yard though had something into it. It was so disorganised and random,  that I thought it would be a cool place to take a few pictures at. I also wanted to try my new Chinese dress on! I know it is a bit of a cliché, and this kind of dress is being worn in China only on very few occasions now, but I still love them! Oh and how much fun our neighbours had when they saw us photoshooting!

Chinese dress

Speaking of the yard, one of our Chinese neighbours would sit every day on this couch which was randomly placed in front of the entrance to the building. He looked like a Chinese version of Aladdin – sitting on a couch with his legs crossed, sipping some tea. Every time I passed by he said the usual „Nihao!!.“ Then he would start saying something in Chinese, who knows what. Anyways, it was a pretty funny guy.

Chinese dress

Another time, right before Christmas, the postman who was driving in one of these funny half-cars, half „I am not sure what (see the last picture),“ was dressed up as a Santa Claus.

Chinese dressWhat I loved not only about my apartment, but about my time in Beijing in general, was  that I always found something random and surprising there. After some time, I was not freaking out or being shocked by things, I just said „this is normal here!“ Funny, how we can get used to new things so quickly, that the first culture shock I got, disappeared in no time!

Beijing Apartment

Beiijng vehicle

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Georgina
    May 22, 2016 at 10:22 pm

    This dress is beautiful! And the yard makes such a fun backdrop! Love it!

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    • Reply
      The Wanderlette
      May 22, 2016 at 10:24 pm

      The thought of that yard still makes me laugh when I look back at it haha!

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