Archive for the 'Sightseeing' Category

February 14th, 2014

Glad that Mr. Mud and I could both take the Friday off at a last minute’s notice. With the rain pending as well as friend’s plan to climb at Pinnacles for the weekend, this looked to be our only chance to get a ride in, so we made good use of it. It was a […]

June 19th, 2013
May 3rd, 2013

Created on May 3. Updated on May 5 with my Taj Mahal trip report. Please scroll down. Updated on May 7 with some random observations and thoughts. ===== Wow, where do I start?! I remember asking my manager in the US what it was like when he visited India. Detecting the anxiety in my voice, […]

April 26th, 2013

Newly updated on May 1! (Please scroll down.) It’s been a few days since I arrived in China, but I just realized that I had not taken many photos. I’m posting below a few that I found in my phone. Not something you see everyday from else where in the world.   Breakfast buffet at […]

April 19th, 2010

My 12 year old nephew, Xin Ran, from China was on a tour in the U.S. A group of 34 middle school and high school students came to participate in a couple of robot competitions. Besides the two days in the competitions, a pan-America tour was arranged for them. For 14 days, they visited Boston, […]

January 3rd, 2004

It is a beautiful day. Allen and I decide to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium with his friends Jacob and Angie, Nathan, and Abrea. I am not a fish person, but I am very impressed with the beauty of the underwater world. Do you like seafood? Well, I do. But do you know that what […]

August 17th, 2002

Following are my old photo reports. These were from the early days of my website when I didn’t write much.  But they marked the beginning of my outdoor adventures. May 24-26, 2003 Climbing: Lover’s Leap Apr 5 and 6, 2003 Climbing: Gold Wall and the Grotto Feb 16, 2003 Snowshoeing: Badger Pass in Yosemite Jan […]