It’s taken me a while to post this, but it’s never to late to share the family tradition of year-in-review cards. A tradition begun in the year of my birth, I hope you enjoy the 2019 edition.
A lovely Sunday afternoon at the Lahore Polo Club.
More than a decade after spending a semester studying the Indonesian language at the University of Indonesia on the outskirts of the unruly city of Jakarta, it was time to revisit Java, see old friends, taste familiar flavors. And, of course, get some of the sunshine and outdoor air that I sorely lack in myContinue reading “Return to Indonesia”
The Chinese New Year this year, welcoming the year of the Sheep, was a great opportunity to get out of the capital city, Beijing, and see the holiday from a very different perspective. Not only is the Province of Sichuan ethnically different, with many more ethnic minorities, including a very large Tibetan population, but theContinue reading “People of Sichuan Province”
OK, so the pictures uploaded in reverse order… but you get the idea. The temple at the “Golden Peak” sits at over 3,000 meters. The map said I hiked over 15 kilometers from the base to the top… my legs sure felt like it. I stayed at a hotel near the summit and hiked upContinue reading “Mt. Emei, Sichuan”
No, I consumed no turkey in Turkey. Chicken indeed, fish and olives in abundance, however.