Monthly Archives: June 2012

Krakow: Ethnographic Museum

In Krakow there’s a wonderful ethnographic museum, where I saw these creations. Information: Ethnography Museum / Muzeum Etnograficzne in the Kazimierz Town Hall at 1 Wolnica Pl., phone (+48) 124305575 Polish folklore. Other European folklore. The folklore of Africa, the … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of Thailand

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Originally posted on purdueavenue:
I’ve discovered something about myself in recent years. I’m a wuss. I don’t think of myself that way, but every fourth of July I have to admit I’m a coward when the fireworks come out. I…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

Here’s how it works: 1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

Weekly Photo Challenge: Create. Click to see some beautiful batik. I visited Yogjarkarta when I lived in Indonesia.

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Originally posted on Shards of China:
Anonymity is fine when it comes to expressing something so personal. This story is clearly an emotional one, so thank you again “M”. Today for the very first time on Shards of China, I…

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Three Gorges Dam

China’s Three Gorges Dam is an engineering marvel, that’s still argued about. Will it hold? Many think not. Time will tell. In any event it’s an interesting site and example of modern China.

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Air Quality Data

Last week I discovered and downloaded an app for my iPad called China Air Pollution Index. This app tells users what the air quality is in major Chinese cities. For Beijing and cities with U.S. consulate offices it provides the … Continue reading

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My Seat Finder

Air traveler isn’t getting easier: higher fees for checking baggage, surly staff, and diminishing seating space. I have come to dread flying. Yet there’s one new free service that counters the decline in service. Sign up for and you … Continue reading

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Recent Photos, Playing with Vuvox

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