The Inside Story: Some Unfinished Business @World Expo in Shanghai July 21st 2010 Here we go again. Just had to go back to Shanghai and cover more ground at the World Expo as well as spring a surprise to visiting friends who dropped by Manila on their way to China. What a pleasant time to be with friends who have become family over the years!
The Pavilions I Missed Last Time
Last time I was here with family, we covered all of 16 pavilions in 3 days in 3 zone ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai » Pudong 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