Now this is a little embarrassing, but before I knew I was coming to China and started paying attention to things, I had no idea that the Great Wall of China was actually more than one wall, in more than one spot, and built in more than one period. I imagined just one great Wall, winding its way across the northern reaches of China, uniform in its architectural glory.
But no, this is not the case. Read more
The Speyside Cooperage is on most of the “must see” lists for the Speyside region. Since the cooperage was walking distance from our hotel and we arrived a bit early, we were able to walk over and tour the distillery the afternoon we arrived. Read more
The final third of our trip is a visit to Speyside, an area of Scotland that is known for its whisky distilleries. Some of the best-known single malt makers are located in the Speyside region, including the Macallan, the Glenfiddich, and the Balvenie distilleries. Read more
Although I was the primary photographer on our trip, I did occasionally hand the camera over to Eugene so that there would be a shot or two of me included in our photo albums.
Somehow Eugene managed to take the WORST EVER picture of me. And I mean worst ever. Read more