The Mogao Caves were something to look forward to seeing after a weekend of kite flying at the First International Dunhuang Kite Festival in April 2017. Located just 25 km outside of Dunhuang City our bus stopped at the interpretive … Continue reading
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To arrive in the proximity of Longitude 94° East we had traveled over 1,000 miles west from Beijing to Dunhuang in Gansu Province at the gateway to the Silk Road and arrived at Dunhuang on April 7 to be there for the opening ceremony … Continue reading
My first adventure in kite flying in China took place 30 years ago when I accompanied the American Kitefliers delegation to the 4th Annual Weifang International Kite Festival in 1987. Our group was led by the legendary David Checkley (1917-1988) … Continue reading
A wonderful wedding ceremony for Xiaoyu “Lynn” Wang and Christopher Mockford was held at Xinfa Village in Jilin Province, China on August 16, 2014.
September 28 is Confucius Birthday! As we prepared to join friends for a celebration dinner of Shandong cuisine I have memories of visiting Qufu in Shandong Province 25 years ago after a fantastic adventure to Beijing, the Great Wall of … Continue reading
In the fall of 2010 when I was working in China for six weeks I was able to visit Guilin and tour the old Yang Tang Airfield site where the Flying Tigers were based in the 1940s. My contact at the Guilin … Continue reading
This is a reposting of a lost WordPress blog that I tried to upload while I was living for six weeks in China in October-November 2010. I went to China on a global exchange program sponsored by my company Wacom Technology Corp. and I … Continue reading