Sunday, November 4th Do not cross. And when the light turns green make sure to check to your left, right, front, and back for any wayward vehicles headed your way. Maneuvering the streets of Shanghai is like an intricate dance of cars, buses, bikes, and pedestrians caught in a web of their own traffic rules. … More Day 308: Red Light Green Light
Tuesday, October 16th China has some interesting architecture. Of course Shanghai has its share of ritzy modern architecture with plenty of bright lights. But then there are the older concrete buildings that can be either depressing or surprisingly beautiful. This my favorite stretch of apartment buildings in Shanghai. They are old, pink, and textured. Love … More Day 289: Bring It Back
Click here for Japan Cruise Part 1 and Part 2 Wednesday Since we were all wiped from yesterday’s excursion, were were happy to hear that the boat would not arrive in Yokohama till around 2pm. This meant we could sleep in, get in a good strength workout at the gym, and eat a big lunch … More Japan Cruise Part 3: Tokyo Tower
Tokyo. The city comes alive at night. Roads and highways intersect the city like veins and arteries, pulsing with the rhythm of 9 million people on the move. They are the heart and soul of this glowing metropolis, acting as a single organism. They are the light.
Ready for the cruise. Brain is turning off. Let’s go. Some Friday scenes and things… Bike party at the subway station. City beautification in preparation for the Mid-Autumn Festival. Can this stay year-round?? Cruise check list fueled by a green tea latte. With soy milk of course. So delicious. And…. Drumroll please… A … More Day 271: Friday scenes and things
So tomorrow we leave on our cruise to Japan! This is awesome but of course I’ve had a splitting headache all day. Ugh. This means late night packing will be even more painful than usual. Wish me luck. But before I leave here are some photos from Thursday. You know, some typical Chinese fishing in the … More Day 270: Mid-Afternoon Slump
It happened. I saw the “glow” here in China. What is the “glow” you ask? It is moment of beauty, grace, and in-between. It is that time of the day when the sun slips below the horizon and the sky explodes in color, luminescence, and warmth in your heart and eyes. Let me … More Day 268: Shanghai Glow