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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota

All of you who’ve read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I’m sad to see this journey end, I’m excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I’ll be writing many more travel-inspired pieces as I explore new parts of the world. (Next on my radar is East Africa.) … Continue reading »

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Impressed With China

So did my year in China have me looking back with appreciation for its history and spirit? Or were the pollution and big government detractors of my enjoyment? Yes. Days before I left to go to China a liberal-minded friend said he was interested to see if my political views might change upon being in … Continue reading »

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Faces of Asia

It might be the single, most powerful image to humans: the face. In it we see so much; and from it we react so much. Ever examine your feelings when seeing different faces? It’s incredible how the subtle changes and appearance of a face can affect us: from the familiarity, relief, and comfort from a … Continue reading »

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Letting Go, Letting Life

The trek was over. I got back to Zhuhai, my home in China for the past eleven months. But though I was done trekking, I wasn’t through with traveling: I had 48 left in China to ready for a long journey back to Minnesota. This included the boring stuff like getting all my money out … Continue reading »

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