Beijing,July 27th, 2008

Beijing 2008

BEIJING 2008

We are just a few weeks away from the Beijing Olympics. Here is my official ticket. I am hopeful that the incredible preparations China has made for this event will prove to be the most spectacular in Olympic history. The money and work China has invested in the Olympic […]

Kunming,July 4th, 2008

Peach

EAT A PEACH

This is called a Pang Tau or the Emperor’s Peach. It was only for the Emperor of China to consume. They are expensive and are only available in China on a limited basis. The “normal” peaches here look just like the western peaches.

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Kunming,July 3rd, 2008

Swimming with the Fishes

SWIMMING WITH THE FISHES

Last Tuesday night the rains rolled in on Kunming. It was dumping rain with no let up for several hours. The water was so heavy that the noise kept me awake all night. By the next day, Kunming was completely flooded. Major streets were under a foot of water, […]