Tag Archives: China

China 2 – The Silk Road

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We were about 100 miles from Afghanistan, when the president of the USA talked about bombing that country. Up until now we believed that China was the safest place to be in the days following 9/11. The Beijing hotel where we stayed that fateful day, had given all the Americans letters of condolence. As we traveled westward towards Kashgar, the news reports were all in Mandarin, but the images were unmistakable. Continue reading

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China 1

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We walked the streets of the village that would no longer exist after the dam was built. I was glad to have gotten to China while the Yangtze River was still low enough that the mountains soared. Continue reading

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Around the World with Mazowsze

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Everyone who has ever seen Mazowsze knows that they are the No.1 Polish folk song and dance troupe in the world, but you may not know that Mazowsze’s repertoire also consists of songs from 50 other nations as well. Songs that they sing when on tour in those countries…. Continue reading

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