CHINA: Visiting The Great Wall April 2nd 2006 The Great Wall started to be constructed in 220 BC and was built over successive dynasties. The purpose was protection against the nomadic tribes from the north, like the Mongolians. Attempted attacks were anounced but the smoke from the many tower the wall has.
The Great Wall is said to snakes like a gragon at the neck of the gragon is Beijing.
Badaling section of the GW is closest to Beji ... 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