Last Day in china April 2nd 2010 Today our new step dad of countries opened up a little...
We went to the Temple of Heaven Park... this is a non-religious temple built by the emperor in the 1400's as a place to give sacrifice and offerings to heaven... but what goes on around the Ming structures is chaotic and captivating life!! You see many active and nimble senior citizens (if you are over 70 you get into the park for fr ... 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
Family and friends traveling back to Vietnam to dedicate a second school that was built with funds raised by Kids Building Hope. And we're hoping to have some adventure along the way... Blog contributors: Carly Zalenski (14, founder Kids Building Hope); Tracy Hoag (Carly's Aunt); "and company" Fred, Kris, Abby and Jake Zalenski (Carly's family); Will, Helen and David Hoag (Carly's cousins and Uncle)... full info