Dandong, Liaoning: where the Great Wall ends.
Another wasted chance to be just a Chinese city.
Here's some (just some) strange stuff about China.
At 3:30 you are still lying on your bed pretending that your desk is not covered in textbooks, but it's Friday afternoon, you don't want to study anymore and come on, you are in China once in a lifetime!, you just can't stay in your room all the time.
After some days of euphoria, panic and tears, an exam would take place to test your language level. Teachers would correct it and decide which course level is the most suitable for you. Then, everything begins.
When people ask me «Where have you been in China?» I usually reply with the classical Tourist-In-China Starter Pack: «Beijing-Shanghai-Suzhou-Hangzhou» and some more. But there is a place that comes to my mind right after that and I never mention: Shiwei.
Changchun: probably one of the most ugly cities you would ever go to. If you'll go there - and that's improbable.