A Good Day in Brazil at FUMEC

            Before I get into a description of the highly productive day we had on Thursday, I need to revisit my original post about our Brazilian adventure.
            I failed to recount our last travel issue of the day.   After our long visit at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, the plan was to go [...]

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The Start of our Brazilian Adventure

            Our trip to Brazil has – so far at least – been both challenging and rewarding.   The challenges started Sunday, our day of intended departure on a week-long trip to Brazil, hopefully to return with letters of intent between EKU and several Brazilian institutions for student and faculty exchanges; perhaps even a dual degree [...]

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Last Days in China

Our last full day in China was packed with sightseeing during the daylight hours. We began by arriving at Tian’anmen Square at about 8:30 am.  It is a vast expanse with Chairman Mao’s tomb at one end and the entrance to The Forbidden City and the Imperial Palace at the other.   In the tomb you [...]

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Goodbye Xi’an; Hello Beijing

Friday in Xi’an included a visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (remember, we saw the little one Thursday afternoon) and a trip to the archeological activity where the Chinese government continues to excavate the site where some local farmers discovered some pottery fragments and ancient bronze weapons while digging a well.   
The Big Wild [...]

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Last Day in Hangzhou; Off to Xi’ an

It has been a few days since I have posted; so there is some catching up to do.   While I have had internet access at each stop, my ability to access our WordPress blog publishing software has been spotty.   Tonight we are in Xi ‘an and before dinner I was able to upload some pictures, [...]

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