Antique Market and Dinner with Friends September 22nd 2006 Antique Market and Dinner with Friends
Last weekend I met my friends at McDonalds (they eat breakfast there regularly) and we went to the Chinese Antique Market, held on some palace grounds. I was told repeatedly which palace, and I saw it in Chinese on a large stone marker and on a billboard, but it didn’t stick.) Since it was before payday, I decided to browse only. Also, what should I be buy ... read more
Asia » China 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
Now I'm camping all over the eastern US with my R-pod, a small camper trailer.
I retired. In 2006 I finished volunteering in Guatemala,
finished being a foreign expert at Nanjing Normal University in China, from August 2006 to July 2007.
For the years afterward, I have traveled several places in the USA; visited a spa in Mexico; northern Europe in February '08 with friends from China. June 2011 another trip to Mexico, to Rio Caliente Spa. But staying home got boring. So I'm still camping the country and visiting relatives and friends all over the place.
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