Shanghai Expo 2010: Asia, Middle East and the Pacific May 19th 2010 We were a group of 10. My entire caboodle of 5 adults and 2 kids (less Shelly who is in Sydney), and my friend's family of 3 . With 3 days to "waste" at the Expo, we tried to "structure" our visit into : Asia, Middle East and the Pacific for Day 1, then Europe for Day 2 and the Americas for Day 3. Naturally, we all agreed to dedicate our last day for shopping. Each day started wi ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai 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
Retired early, but still active. Very involved in celebrating life!
I love traveling because I always come back with less cobwebs in my mind. It is as if I empty my mind of all clutter upon departure, and fill it with many happy memories upon arrival. I also like the idea that life is so focused on the present, and my senses are all playing to listen, feel , see, smell and taste everything novel or not so new. The fact that I only have to choose from a limited wardrobe, or use the same pair of shoes throughout my holiday , or work and survive on a single budget make life so much simpler. ... full info