Traveling to a foreign country without knowing their language could be daunting. That is exactly how we felt when we arrived in Japan.
If someone wants to make a movie of five thousand years of Chinese history, half of the scenes would (arguably) be shot in Xi’an, the capital of 13 dynasties in ancient China. Xi’an is famed for its historical significance and laced with relics of ancient treasure.
Every time we visited China, we flew in and out from Beijing Airport and had never thought to explore around the airport area. This time, on the night before we departed from Beijing,
A combination of a chocolate factory, a water-park, and an amusement park, Hershey Park is an ideal place for vacation.
It was May, but the chilly breeze in Minnesota still reminded me of the last trace of winter. I visited Minneapolis, MN, for a conference this spring and was impressed by the beauty and serenity of the city.
In April, we had a chance to tour the city of Miami while we waited for our flight home after a four-day cruise vacation in Bahama.
This past spring break we took a four-day cruise trip to the Bahamian islands from Miami. The cruise ship was called the Carnival Sensation.
Young twigs and flower buds poke
out of barren branches.
Gentle breeze sprinkles
colors on early leafing cherry trees.
The salty scent of fresh seafood wafted in the air, mixed with the pungent smell of seasonings from giant boiling pots. It was the Wharf’s fish market.
This past weekend, the Junior Olympic swim meet for regional swimmers was held at the Eppley Recreation Center Hundreds of young swimmers gathered there.