Yearly Archives: 2012

Merry Christmas!!!

Was it a surprise to anybody the world did not end on December the 21st? I think the Mayans got the short end of the stick on this one. As far as I can tell after reading several articles, the Mayans never said the world would end on December 21, 2012. The doomsday message came […]

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Hairy Crabs

Also known as Mitten crabs are considered a local delicacy especially in Shanghai and surrounding areas. I never heard about them in the US, but my research indicates that they have been introduced into the US and into Europe and are considered a potential threat to the native species in those areas. Hairy crabs (they […]

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Controlled Chaos

Vietnam seems to follow the same traffic rules Chinese uses at busy intersections where there are no traffic lights. Meaning, just go straight, keep a steady speed and hope for the best. Yes, this video scene is repeated in every corner in Hanoi where there are no traffic lights. What amazes me the most about […]

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There are so many places/countries we would like to visit while in China that making a choice within the time we have left is becoming very difficult. We know we are fortunate to be here and would like to make the most of it. Amongst the many places in our list, Vietnam was one that […]

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