BEIJING: Unplanned visits April 2nd 2006 HOSPITAL
I couldn't resist visiting a hospital just a block away from my hotel. It was a beautiful old building and on Sunday, at 8 in the morning, I wandered in. To my surprise, it was very spacious and clean. There was a directory on the wall, and in English I could read endocrinology. I started stopping everyone who walked by, and finally an young nurse spoke a little bit of English. Soon, I ... 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