It seems that summer comes to Xi'an early! The temperatures climbed to the 90's by the end of April.
Hot weather means we must have water fights, right? EBean was very excited to finally put her new water gun to the test.
We provided some great entertainment for our local neighbors within the apartment compound. Many people were still wearing long sleeves and pants, so our girls running around in swimsuits and shooting water at each other was confusing and amusing. We're the crazy foreigners!
In Suzhou I had rain boots and rain coats to get through the late spring and early summer months, but that won't be necessary here. It might be due to the effects of the Gobi Desert to the far northwest of Xi'an, but I don't know that for sure. Hot, dry weather arrives early here - lesson learned.
Just 5 1/2 more weeks of school left and we can really begin the summer weather. Counting down...