The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round June 21st 2007 Thursday, June 21, 2007 Today was the day I started my trek into the mountains of Taiwan, map in hand. As Jennifer pointed out to me, having a map and pointing a lot got you almost everywhere. And I know now that if I would've lost it, I'd probably still be up there in the mountains somewhere unknowingly being married off to someone's daughter. My trip began at 6am to catch the bus to the t ... read more
Asia » Taiwan In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
2010- I'm visiting Cuernavaca, Mexico, for six weeks with the "Partners in Education 2010 Fulbright-Hays Groups Abroad" program. Thanks to Dr. Colleen Ebacher and Dr. Ronn Pineo from Towson University, Towson, MD, USA, 16 teachers will be experiencing and learning about Mexican social, economic, and cultural issues. We have a very busy schedule, listening to many lectures, often going until 8 at night. And over the six-week period we will be visiting dozens of historical sites throughout the area. Cuernavaca is called "The City of Eternal Spring."
2008 Trip: I'm traveling to Antigua, Guate... full info