Rural Homestays (China: Cultural Traditions in the North)

Experimenters spent the last five days in the rural village of Buyangzhuang. Buyangzhuang is located in Shandong province just outside the city of Tai'an. Here in the village students conducted their rural homestay in traditional Chinese courtyard houses. Cultural barriers as well as physical and mental challenges were faced and overcome as students navigated through …

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Photos from China (Ethnic Minorities and Contemporary Culture)

Rodrigo and his host brother picking green tea leaves in China's countryside. They almost filled the whole basket! The students taught some dances to their host siblings on their first day meeting them. The host siblings were impressed by their moves! The students learned to make dumplings with the whole group. It was enjoyable. The …