出发吧!| 2018美肯交换生帝都朝圣行

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2018年,国庆佳节,来自美国肯恩大学的17位交换生与温州肯恩大学志愿者们一起开启北京之行,为庆祝新中国诞生69周年,献上异国的祝福,同时,感受五朝古都的文化魅力。

在为期6天的行程中,美肯交换生与温肯志愿者们一起领略了雄伟的天安门、庄严的故宫、险峻的长城,还有现代建筑代表鸟巢、水立方等。

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北京,这座融古典与现代为一体的城市让交换生们赞不绝口。

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“The trip to Beijing was a great way to experience China’s vast culture. The architecture of the Forbidden City was really eye opening to me. Going up the Great Wall was an exciting journey and it was worth for waking up early. I also tried new food like the Duck! I’m really happy that I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone and experienced a new perspective in the world.”

“这次北京之行让我感受到了中国文化的博大。紫禁城建筑的精美让人大开眼界,而长城的雄伟也让我感到十分激动,早起攀登也是值了 !我还尝试了北京烤鸭!很开心通过这次旅行走出自己的安全区域,去感受一个全新的世界。”

Sara:Chinese Flag on FaceSara Camacho

“Taking a trip to Beijing has been one of my biggest goals since I was just a kid watching ‘Big Bird in China’ on TV. Seeing the CMG Headquarters building became a huge part of that as I became more interested in design. It’s an absolute delight to be able to say that I accomplished both these things so early in my lifetime.”

“小时候在电视上看过‘Big Bird in China’这个节目,来北京玩就成了我人生的一大目标。后来,我逐渐喜欢了设计,参观中央电视台大楼也成了我的一个愿望。 这次旅行可以说完成了我年幼时候的心愿!”

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“In addition to see many important sites, my favorite part of the trip was haggling for lower prices at the market places, buying some souvenirs. I learned much about unique city culture of Peking on this trip.”

“这次旅途中,除了观光旅游,我最喜欢在市场上购物, 讨价还价,购买一些纪念品,感受北京独特的城市文化。”

驻足温肯 续品中国文化

自2015年春季开始,温州肯恩大学接收了7批共82位来自美国肯恩大学的交换生。每逢节假日,学校都会组织交换生们游览祖国大陆各地,领略中国古老文化。西安、成都、杭州、温州永嘉等地都留下了他们的足迹。截止2018年,已有3名美肯交换生选择在温州肯恩大学毕业。

文字 | 顾轶言 穆慧焱 王舒 汤涟猗
图片 | 陈子丰 林肯
编辑 | 傅乐勇