Lovely Ljubljana

Ljubljana:   What a gentle urban center! Set around a flowing river, it is probably one of the most beautiful capital cites in the world, a university town with the… Read more »

Mekong Markets

Morning traffic in HCMC is an acrobatic dance between the cars and the motorcycles.   If all the cars were, let’s say, red and all the mopeds were, for example,… Read more »

Shanghai Lights

Shanghai – eliciting visions of the the most exotic of cities. Now that I am here, I realize that Beijing is like Washington, D.C., the political capital; Xi’an is more… Read more »

Guilin Country

Iconic images when presented in reality sometimes disappoint.  The shape and color of some famous place is so familiar and has been seen in so many manifestations that the actuality… Read more »