Category Archive: Photos

Aug 05

Trip to Shanghai China

In the winter of 2007, I took my first trip to Shanghai, China on a Visa run to visit a club built by Dave “DJ 3D” Ward. California Club is a part of Muse at Park 97. Also saw a good part of Shanghai the place where parts of the movie Empire of the Sunwere …

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Aug 04

Cicada

While waiting outside in Japan I heard a noise and happened to look up to see this cicada in a tree. Luckily I had my camera and was able to snap a couple photos of it. If you haven’t ever seen a cicada before they are a pretty wicked look insect.

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Aug 03

Spinning Coaster

Have you ever had the urge to ride a roller coaster on the 2nd story of a building that spins? If you have, then I have the ride just for you. In Yokohama, Japan there is a roller coaster called the spinning coaster which does exactly that. It is on the roof of a building, …

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Aug 02

Cosmo Clock 21 Giant Ferris Wheel in Yokohama

The Cosmo Clock 21 is a giant ferris wheel in Yokohama, Japan. It was built in 1992 and stands 354 feet tall. It is a short walk from the Sakuragicho train station and it is part of the Cosmo World Amusement park. I decided to go for a ride on it and see what kinds …

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Aug 02

Working in Hong Kong

Working in Hong Kong was a great experience. All telecommunications related, I had a good crew and we remodeled the telephone switch. Hong Kong telephone was very nice to me and we got the job done. I was able to see some good sites and meet some great people on the weekends too. I went …

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Aug 01

Vanish Roller Coaster in Japan

If you ever find yourself in Tokyo, Japan and are looking for something to do, you should take the subway train over to the Sakuragicho train station in Yokohama. A short walk from the train station you will see a big ferris wheel and at the base of that ferris wheel is a roller coaster …

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Aug 01

Working in Bolivia

It was September 1997, (20 years ago), went I got my first contract job to La Paz, Bolivia. My crew and I were in Bolivia for 1 month solid. Not many people spoke English and only had 1 day off per week while working in South America for Nortel Communications. We took a trip down …

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Jul 31

Working in South Korea

Between the United States Air Force and overseas contracting for Motorola Telecommunications and Korean Telecom. South Korea was a great place to be 1995 to year 2000. Seoul, South Korea and Osan Air Base two places I worked. We called it the R.O.K., Republic Of Korea, we even had that Jinro chamisul soju Korea fire power. Put …

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Jul 31

Working in Germany

In 2000, I started my first overseas contract position in Munich, Germany. In 6 months time I had a lot of fun and got to meet some really great people. There was a guy from Texas named Wayne, but I nicknamed him Wayne’s World, who worked in the office in the back. I worked in …

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Jul 30

Trip to Vietnam

I went on a trip to Vietnam to visit a friend who built a golf course called “The Bluffs.”  While there, we went to the tunnels in Ho Chi Minh City.  We also visited the island of Vũng Tau. I felt Hanoi was cool, but not as nice as Ho Chi Minh City.  Vietnam was a …

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