Monthly Archives: January 2012

This walking route is rather overgrown, a bit dangerous, and stretches for miles and miles. In fact, across a huge country. And boy the tales this trail could tell! Chock full of ancient history, it may be brick trail, but it was no yellow brick road… Just where in the world is it??  

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A couple at Tianamen Square, Beijing, China, Asia  The year of the Rabbit is over. 2012 marks the year of the Dragon.  The Chinese New Year, beginning on January 23rd, is a 14 day holiday celebrated with fireworks, time off from work, red paper decorations, rice dumplings and family reunions. People light candles and carry lit lanterns to an evening […]

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  Mao YinFu is a master calligrapher and painter that draws inspiration from the lofty panoramic views from his home atop Yellow Mountain, in Huangshan, China. This sacred mountain has inspired poets, painters and musicians for centuries… and photographers too, once cameras were invented. Sheer magic occurs when mystical clouds engulf the mountains. As luck would have it, sunshine kept the […]

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 Accessible to tourists in the summer months only, this remote region requires a 4WD to withstand lava fields, ford rivers and reach the coolest areas marked by volcanic activity. Like this awesome place! Wander, if you dare, across this steaming mountain known by the locals as Witch Mountain. Where in the world is it? What’s your guess?

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 Larger-than-life lighted holiday sculptures created by artisans from Zigong, China are on display at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville, KY until Jan 2.    “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!!” sprang to mind as I entered the KaLIGHToscope Fantasty of Lights in Louisville, Kentucky this weekend. Doesn’t it look like something Dr. Suess would’ve created for […]

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