China 2019

What stands out about China? Security. Granted, as tourists we were in “sensitive” areas, but the level of surveillance was surprising. Cameras were…

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San Francisco – 10/30/19

After leaving China, is Chinatown next? Probably not, but how about Alcatraz? Or maybe The Golden Gate? Halloween comes to Ghirardelli Square! No…

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Shanghai – 10/27/19

Shanghai Museum Inside Shanghai Museum Note flowers along highway French Quarter First meeting place of Chinese Communist Party in 1913 Scale model of…

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Shanghai – 10/26/19

The Three Gorges Dam is 607 feet high and 6500 feet wide. Construction began in 1993 and finished in 2009 at a cost…

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Chongqing – 10/25/19

Ninety percent of China’s energy comes from coal. When the hydroelectric portion of the Three Gorges Dam is finished, it will produce 20…

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Chongqing – 10/24/19

Morning exercise is very important in China. Today, we visit a relocated family. On the left, below, is a portion of Chongqing called…

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Chongqing – 10/23/19

Query: What is the world’s largest city of which you have no knowledge? If Beijing and Shanghai are first tier cities, is a…

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