CHINA: Exploring Beijing/Pekin April 1st 2006 Ni Hao again.
(Pequena versao em portugues no final)
Amanda and I are having a blast exploring Beijing. We have estimated that 98% of the thousands of tourists here are orientals and 2% Westerners. Of these 2%, 99% are Europeans. Thus, it feels like we are the only ones from the US or Brazil.
It's interesting walking on grounds that have be "civilized" for more than 3,000 years and with a ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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
WITH DEEPEST REGRET, I WOULD LIKE TO INFORM YOU PATRICIA PASSED AWAY ON JUNE 12, 2017.
MAY THESE ENTRIES, SO LOVINGLY MADE BY PATRICIA, BE AN EVERLASTING TRiBUTE TO A PHENOMENAL, HUMANIST WOMAN. PATRICIA IS FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS AND THOUGHTS.
JOHN CALI, HUSBAND
I'm a Brazilian and long time resident of the US.
I've always been fascinated by cultural diversity and I've had the opportunity to travel overseas over the years. 2005, however, brought me the "wings" to fly solo and further away. I started these new jorneys with Tibet (picture). That's huge for someone who used to panic ... full info