Recollections after some much-needed down time June 17th 2010 Not much going on...which is a good thing!
The past two weeks brought the Table Tennis World Veterans Championship to Huhehaote. Our hotel was one of many suddenly occupied by hundreds of foreigners from Europe, South Africa and Australia. For me, this meant almost round-the-clock readiness to hear my phone ringing and pick up to the sound of the hotel operator saying, "Um...there's a foreign g ... read more
Asia » China » Inner Mongolia » Hohhot 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
I lived in Huhehaote, Inner Mongolia - "The Blue City" - for 13 months. I now live in my home state in the USA, where I have reconnected with my romantic interest; where I am working to make a little money; and where I am dreaming of travelling again, writing a book, and/or going to graduate school in Chinese Language or Asian Studies.
Hobbies: reading, writing, watching movies, doing martial arts when I have the time, blogging and Facebooking when I shouldn't.
"You can always go home, so long as you realize home is a place you have never been before...True jo... full info