Day 15

Day 15

On day 15 of microcampus, I woke up very early. I had a stomachache, so I texted my early-rising parents, and my mother came to pick me up from Yang's to go hang out in the hotel room. I used a hot water bottle and took a shower in their room, and after that, my little sister and I played games on my father's new ipad. Afterward, we had breakfast. My family ate a lot, as usual! After breakfast, they left Xizhou :( I was kind of sad, I didn't want them to leave, and they made me incredibly homesick. After that, I went to Dali old town with mirabel and maddie's families. It was fun. I bought a present for one of my friends. 

 

Hello, I'm Madeleine. I was in the pilot Microcampus program in 2012. In Xizhou, I researched Bai Minority Clothing because of my interest in the patterns and embroidery on Bai clothing. Though a seemingly lackluster topic, I found that my project became less and less about clothing, and more about the preservation of traditions in a village that is becoming more and more exposed to the world outside of the valley. I welcome you to take a look at my project, and see how my ideas and thoughts had developed over the course of a month!