Monthly Archives: March 2011

Brahma Buddhist Palace

You may be wondering if I am considering a new religion since all I seem to post lately has a buddha in it; no chance – thank you very much. Christian I am and Christian will I be when I meet my maker. Having said that, Buddhism is very prevalent in China even though it originated […]

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Wuxi Ling Shan Buddhist Scenic Spot

It was supposed to be a beautiful sunny Saturday. Instead it turned out to be a dreary gray and drizzly day, but since we already made plans with our New Zealand friends and did not wanted to stay in the hotel we decided to keep the day to plan. While the weather could have been better, visiting […]

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Random Views

Saturday we went to a gigantic mall where all they sold was leather good of all types. Have never seen so much leather products in my life. Truly mind numbing – there were at least 100 lager buses dropping eager shopper; did not see one non-Asian among them. Did not go to any historic place […]

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Silk in Suzhou

Rainy Sunday, we decided to go to the #1 Silk museum in Suzhou with Angela (a very nice lady my wife met a few days ago) and her husband Richie — both from New Zealand. A foggy and raw day with intermittent rain; a perfect day for visiting anything indoors. Suzhou is known for having the highest quality of silk […]

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