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The Magical China Trip 2012

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We found it!

CHINA | Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | Views [813] | Comments [5]

Saturday afternoon Gloria and a native Shanghainese friend named Tree took me to the old French Concession area.   Here all the streets have been renamed, but Tree, who has been researching the old tobacco industry in Shanghai, knew about ... Read more >

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The Meeting

CHINA | Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | Views [632]

Gloria and I met Professor Wu at a lounge (similar to The Sub at Boise State, only much nicer and with a full bar) on the Fudan University campus.   He is a studious, soft-spoken man of middle years.   He brought with him the printed ... Read more >

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Photos: The House at 1462/10 on Fuxin Road

CHINA | Sunday, 30 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

formerly, Rue de Lafayette
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Photos: Shanghai 120928 evening

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Xin Tian Di, The Bund
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Xin Tian Di and the Bund

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Views [1706] | Comments [1]

Gloria and I walked around Xin Tian Di and met Huiling there for dinner.   Xin Tian Di is an old area of Shanghai that has been remodeled into small shops, restaurants, and bistros.   The traditional architecture, especially the shikumen ... Read more >

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Automotive History Museum

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Views [770] | Comments [1]

Have I mentioned the cold showers?   Last night I finally found the magic touch that makes the water warm instead of cold.   Twice I took showers in water warmer than my cold hands, but cooler than the rest of my body!   It’s a great motivator ... Read more >

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Yu Yuan - Shoka in Shanghai

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Views [409]

Shoka is an ancient word for stone.   The Yuyuan (garden) is a garden of stone, water, prana (plants), and sculpture.   Shaped by the movement of water, the stones of the garden hold the peace acquired from the ages lying at ... Read more >

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Nanjing Road – Day and Night

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Views [413]

Nanjing Road is a busy shopping district walking street.   Visiting it during the day is really different from the night view.   We visited it first on Thursday afternoon and ate lunch at a lovely, quiet restaurant.   Then Friday night, ... Read more >

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Photos: Shanghai 120928

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Automotive History Museum, Lunch
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Photos: Shanghai 120927

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Nanjing Road, Lunch, and Meeting
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On the Plane and Arriving in Shanghai

CHINA | Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | Views [283]

On the Plane I had conversations with several nice people on the plane.   My seatmates were a young man from Shanghai who had been in the US for six years and a woman, originally from Shanghai, who has been in the US for 20 ... Read more >

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Back Story

USA | Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | Views [584]

I grew up hearing the stories and experiences of my father, D. F. Myers.   He was 60 years old when I was born, the last of his four children who were spread across four decades of his life.   He had been back in the United States for ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, burma road, china defense supplies, chongqing, d. f. myers, myers, shanghai, shenyang


Shanghai Wish List

USA | Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | Views [534]

I will have 4 nights and 3 complete days in Shanghai - (Wednesday night) Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.   One thing I would like very much is to meet Professor Wu; I will make myself available for whichever day and time is convenient for the professor.... Read more >

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Photos: China Trip 2012

USA | Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | Photo Gallery

September 25 - November 17
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