Category: Travel

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Biang Biang Noodles in Xi’an

In Xi’an, China there are noodles called “Biang Biang Mian” these are big slippery noodles that are a little bit spicy, but taste great. It is part of the fun trying to pick these big noodles up with chopsticks and the other half of the fun is enjoying their delicious taste. The interesting thing about …

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Qin Dynasty Terra-cotta Warriors Near Xi’an, China

The world famous Qin Shihuang’s Terra-cotta warriors and horse pits are situated 35 kilometers east of Xi’an.  It is a group of large scare burial pits of Qin Shihuang mausoleum.  Pit No. 1 was discovered in March 1974.  Pit No. 2 and 3 were discovered in April and May, 1976.  Pit No. 1 covers and …

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Leave Sheets for Maid to Find

China Sells Chocolate Milk in a Bag

And it’s surprisingly good.

Wall Around Xi’an, China

Xi’an is one of the oldest cities in China and it was part of the silk road. You can tell by the many flavors and muslim influence of spices and food within the city. Around the city there is a big wall that was initially started during the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and completed by 1370 …

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Shanghai Disneyland Castle

The Shanghai Disneyland is celebrating being open for 5 years.  Here are some photos of different angles of the Shanghai Disney Castle.

Things to See Around The Summer Palace in Beijing

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Remembering Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives During the Vietnam War

This year for Memorial Day I’ve decided to share a photo that I took at the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, otherwise known as The Wall, in Washington D.C. I edited the photo to where the wall is monochrome to differentiate between the living and the non-living.

Yonghe Lamasery Beijing, China

Went to the Yonghe Lamasery, otherwise known as the Lama Temple, in Beijing, China. I took a ton of photos and sorry this post has so many of them, but I’m pretty sure I will not be coming back so I wanted to share the photos from my experience.

Sanyuanli Wet Market

Sanyanli Wet Market located in Beijing, China is a place that has fresh fish, produce, tea, alcohol, and many other items for a reasonable price.  It is busy and a little crowded during peak hours, but all the vendors are helpful and willing to sell you whatever they have to offer.

The Royal Thai Embassy in Beijing

Passed by the Royal Thai Embassy in Beijing, China.

Chinese Fashion Statement

I saw this guy riding a scooter that had the word Potato written across the back of his jacket.  Now that’s a fashion statement!  Is this some new brand of clothing, is he really hungry and loves potatoes, or maybe he doesn’t even understand what it says?

Shopping in Beijing, China

Shopping in Beijing, China can be a fun experience.  There are a lot of stores, malls, wet markets.  Here is the Soho building and The Place that provides a couple good places to shop.

The Difference When You Marry a Hawaiian Girl

The first man married a woman from North Carolina. He told her that she was to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day, he came home to see a clean house and dishes washed and put away. The second man married a woman from South …

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China CCTV Building

In Beijing, China there is a CCTV that has a bunch of satellite dishes on top of the building and it is in the shape of a pair of pants.  It looks like a silver pair Spongebob’s Squarepants.

Gas Station Nozzles Aren’t Clean

Chinese Motorcycle Accessory

In China you can see many motorcycles or scooters that have what looks like gloves and a blanket on it. This is to protect from the elements of being hot in the summer and really cold in the winter.

Beijing Airport at Night

Grocery Shopping in China

I went grocery shopping in Beijing to buy some food and to see what types of food Chinese might have that we don’t have in the United States. It was interesting to see the wine selection with baskets with fruit below the wine, however much to my surprise there were all sorts of things that …

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Prostitution in China

In China prostitution is considered a highly despicable act and therefore prostitutes resort to underground methods to prevent being caught. Instead of handing out fliers you can find business cards stuck to the sidewalks to make it not very obvious for patrons to find their contact information. Here is a photo of one of those …

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Weird Statue in Beijing

I came across this funny statue in Beijing so I took a photo of it. After looking at it I can’t quite figure out what it is supposed to be. The face looks almost like an unhappy alien, but it’s wearing a Speedo and has what looks like a deer antler hat on and I’m …

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Change is in the Autumn Air

Wyatt Earp’s House in Tombstone, Arizona

When going into Tombstone, Arizona near the Boothill graveyard is the former house of Wyatt Earp.

Boothill Grave Yard Outside Tombstone, Arizona

Walked around the Boothill graveyard in Tombstone, Arizona. Upon paying to enter I received the map and then I was free to walk around. They also said that people have been known to see ghosts here. I was not one of those who saw a ghost, however one thing I realized while walking around is …

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Chinese Dancer Artwork in Guangzhou Beiyun Airport

Hanging on the walls of the Guangzhou Beiyun International airport are these beautiful paintings of people dancing.

Don’t Serve Peanuts Flight Comic