Friday, February 8, 2013

It's Chinese New Year - Happy Year of the Snake

It's Official.
China is closed for business.

It's time for Chinese New Year & Spring Festival Celebrations.
The UN-believable migration of folks within the country is 
You can read all about it at the link below.

Web Users Gripe as Chinese Infrastructure Groans Under Lunar New Year Travel Load
(You may have to copy & paste it into the address line at the top.)

I did receive 2 emails from my agency today. One said, "China is closed until Feb. 18th."
The other said this:

Happy Friday! :)
As of February 4, 2013, your Article 5 has been delivered to the CCCWA. Once your Article 5 has been delivered, it's another several weeks for the CCCWA to approve and issue your Travel Approval. Travel Approvals are shipped from the CCCWA directly to our office. Once I receive your Travel Approval, I will contact you that same day!
So...we spend this evening at a Cultural School/CNY (Chinese New Year) dress rehearsal for a BIG shin-dig being held tomorrow, Saturday. Emily, and other little Asian darlings, will perform - The Peacock Dance. I'll just have to take pictures to share later.
We have to be sure and eat something green (prosperity) and eat noodles (l-o-n-g life). Sure hope there's something symbolic for chocolate. Hmpf!

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