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Chi Lin nunnery garden

This beautiful garden was a highlight of my trip to Hong Kong. I only wish I had gone earlier in the day, because of the early morning light and also because it would have been quieter. I will find time … Continue reading

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The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are part of a national park about 90 minutes from Sydney. We did a day trip, but I recommend spending two days in the area. Three Sisters: The glass bottom cable car is a short ride, but … Continue reading

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Terra Cotta Warriors

A farmer was digging a well for water in 1974. It was a very dry year. He unearthed one of the greatest discoveries of my lifetime. You really need to see pit 1 of the Terra Cotta Warrior Museum. Here … Continue reading

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Tokyo

Originally posted on Minnesota to Shanghai:
I traveled to Japan for the first time in July 2005. It was one of our best family vacations, and such a favorite that we always planned to return. Hiroshima 2005 We planned our…

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Yellowstone National Park

There are only a few other places on this planet that has geo-thermal activity similar to Yellowstone. And this is one of only a few “super” volcanoes, and that means that if it blows then most of the US population … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole

I sent this photo to DH, and he thought I downloaded it from the internet. He didn’t believe I found snow in June. We rode the tram to the “top of the world.” It was fun to listen to my … Continue reading

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Mount Rushmore

I am amazed that someone came up with the idea to carve faces in rock. I am amazed that someone decided to carve four presidents’ faces in Mt Rushmore. I am amazed that four huge faces were actually carved into … Continue reading

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