Denver 2011

One of my favorite US cities – Denver aka a “mile-high city” Colorado State Capitol Building Street Art Keeping the city clean Art Museum 16th Street Mall US Mint Some of these pianos do function Street Art 16th Street Mall at night Social ad Got anything?   — August 2011    

Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is one of Colorado’s highest peaks. According to Wikipedia, the summit is higher than any point in the United States east of its longitude. Entrance to the Cog train station A train leading somewhere up the mountain At the station The cog wheel The train Train station wildlife On the train Fork on the […]

Mausoleum of Genghis Khan

My friends from Baotou took me for a day trip to Genghis Khan’s mausoleum That’s how we roll Weird Lunch break Lunch aftermath I’ve never seen a telescopic straw before A cute little scooter Here we are Anybody ever read this? Been practicing my Chinese. Made this girl laugh really hard My Mongolian guide I […]

Gardens of Suzhou

Suzhou is a place in the province of Jiangsu, not too far from Shanghai. It’s famous for its gardens but honestly, I didn’t find anything special about them. Shanghai Honqiao train station. Suzhou is a short train ride from here The Garden Beisi Pagoda I can read some of this stuff 🙂 View from top […]

Datong 2013

A tour of Datong ancient city wall and Huayan temple The city wall was originally built in the 1300s Top of the wall Huayan Temple These beams are some 500 years old! Underground copper room   — July 2013  

Oak Alley Plantation

A visit to NOLA wouldn’t be complete without a visit to historic Oak Alley Plantation Plantation Entrance Oak Alley was a sugar cane plantation and this is a bowl they used to make sugar Slave cabins These oaks are 300 years old! Main house Entrance Dining room. The device above the table is a fan […]