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Shanghai

After visiting Beijing, the Great Wall, Xi’an, Chengdu, Leshan, the Panda Bears and the Terracotta Warriors, it was time to visit Shanghai. Without question, not only is Shanghai the largest city in the world, it is much different than other Chinese cities.  I can … Continue reading

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Largest Buddha in the World

Today, we ventured west to Leshan China to explore a rare site. We took a train, but you can also take buses or private cars. It is about an hour and a half away from Chengdu. One important thing to … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop in Costa Rica

After going through the Panama Canal, (yes, I know I need to add a posting for their, so stay tuned…) our ship stopped at a popular port called Puntarenas or Puerto Caldera. The big highlight was to take a river … Continue reading

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Arrived in Zimbabwe

OK – we headed north from Johannesburg to check out true Africa.  Where is the best place to go? Zimbabwe of course! Now getting into Zimbabwe and customs is no joke. All planes arrive at the same time and it can take … Continue reading

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Running in Zurich in Winter

This week, I was on a business trip, so in order to enjoy all the local food while eating out, I needed to make sure to sneak in some running. Despite the very cold weather in December, there are great … Continue reading

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The Markets of South Vietnam

It was certainly interesting to check out the local markets here. They sell everything and this is the daily life for most people in the area. The fisherman and farmers catch the fish and harvest the fruits and vegetables and … Continue reading

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Life Along the Mekong River

Before we headed down the Mekong River on a passenger riverboat, we got to explore around the Kampong Cham area a little more and then later on down the river. The old hard thing is it takes so long to … Continue reading

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