More Food Adventures in China April 1st 2006 McDonald's, Starbucks, and KFC are everywhere, and packed with Chinese. It's hard to understand while they are willing to pay a lot (compared to Chinese food) to eat our greasy unhealthy food, while their cuisine offers an enormous variety of fresh food.
We must confess, however, that we did go into a McDonald's, just to check it out. The menu included the usual hamburger and fries, but also had ... 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