Jiansu Province Kun Opera May 6th 2007 Jiansu Province Kun Opera It’s not the Beijing Opera, but it’s great to be in the audience. The operas are staged in an old Confucian temple and a small theater so you can really see the details of the performers’ costumes and make up, as well as the emotions they project. This is a long blog, but my sons and daughter-in-law are coming this week for ten days, so I want to get cau ... read more
Asia » China » Jiangsu » Nanjing For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Now I'm camping all over the eastern US with my Casita, a small camper trailer.
I retired. In 2006 I finished volunteering in Guatemala,
finished being a foreign expert at Nanjing Normal University in China, from August 2006 to July 2007.
For the years afterward, I have traveled several places in the USA; visited a spa in Mexico; northern Europe in February '08 with friends from China. June 2011 another trip to Mexico, to Rio Caliente Spa. But staying home got boring. So I'm still camping the country and visiting relatives and friends all over the place.
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