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Playa Salamando

CHINA | Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | Views [810]

The slippery wet boulders I was crawling over made it difficult for me to keep my balance as I kept my eyes peeled for crabs darting behind rocks.  A fairly impressive wave came crashing in, giving my face a refreshing spray of cool water.  The day was ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Shopping for Lederhosen

CHINA | Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | Views [2040]

Jubilation and beer flowed through my body in equal proportions and I could tell my new-found friends felt the same way as we thrust our heavy steins together for the umpteenth time.  Beer spilled everywhere but it didn’t matter. We were standing ... Read more >

Tags: festivals, party time, travel


The Pinch

CHINA | Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | Views [543]

“The Pinch” is an ancient technique passed down through the generations.  It dates back to the earliest days of thinking men.   “The Pinch,” for those of you who are confused – most likely everyone – is the instant process of halting ones urine in mid-... Read more >

Tags: Laughter


Mountain Savages

CHINA | Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | Views [484]

The Perilous Mountains Although stimulating and scenic, the dirt road was still treacherous and extremely slow moving due to its horrible condition. We had spent the last two days navigating the narrow, steep, dangerous mountain roads of western ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Hongcun

CHINA | Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | Views [647]

Hongcun (Grand Village) is one of a few lasting ancient villages in southern Anhui province, China. A pond of glass surrounds the village and a smell of fresh water ensues as you cross the pond on a stone bridge leading to the village. Water from ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Jinan, Shandong, China

CHINA | Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

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