Tag: China

Forbidden Kung Fu

In Beijing I joined up with a small group tour.  The tour lasted 3 weeks and took us from Beijing to St. Petersburg.  There were 14 other people on the tour, plus the tour leader.  It was a really fun

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Total Eclipse of the Terracotta Pandas

After Huang Shan, I visited Chengdu in Sichuan Province. On July 22 there was an eclipse in some parts of the world. I saw a partial eclipse in Turkey and basically there was nothing to see, so I wasn’t holding

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Stone Monkey Gazing Over a Sea of Clouds

Hi Everyone, While the Chinese authorities have been busy dealing with earthquakes, repressing minority groups, censoring the Internet (Facebook was recently added to the long list of web sites banned in China) and detaining Australian business leaders for political reasons,

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