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ASIA - 2010
Sharon and Hugh
ZHENGZHOU, HENAN, CHINA
GUESTS OF PROF. MENG AND FAMILY
ZHENGZHOU
Henan Province
Museum
Downtown skyline
Apartments
SUNDAY IN THE PARK
DINING
Fried scorpions
A typical meal
Making taffee
Preparing
noodles
SHAOLIN TEMPLE
SHAOLIN TEMPLE
PAGODA GARDEN AT SHAOLIN TEMPLE
KUNG FU SCHOOL AT SHAOLIN TEMPLE
LONGMEN GROTTOS
LIJIANG, YUNNAN, CHINA
Lijiang is in mountainous
southwest China.
The old part of the city
is the best preserved
ancient t...
PARADISE HOTEL IN LIJIANG
Office and front desk Dining room
Front door
THE OLD CITY
SHOPS IN LIJIANG
NIGHT LIFE IN LIJIANG
CHINESE TRADITIONAL MUSIC
PERFORMED BY NAXI PEOPLE
JADE TIGER SNOW MOUNTAIN
LEAPING TIGER GORGE
As you approach the choke point,
the water gets more active, until …
A long walk along the river
Eleva...
LEAPING TIGER GORGE
Myth has it that a tiger once leaped to the rock in the center,
then to the other side.
6 million gall...
TIBETAN HORSES
SHANGRI-LA
 Originally a fictitious Tibet city
in named in the 1930s book
Lost Horizon and famed as a
perfect place to li...
SONGZANLIN MONASTERY
A long way up!
POTA TSO NATIONAL PARK
High point of the day
was at 14,000 feet
SHANGHAI
The Bund
Lunch with our friend
Chunyan (Candida) Zhu
River bridge
at night
SHANGHAI MUSEUM
SHANGHAI WORLD EXPO 2010
China
Hellishly long lines
(4-6 hours)
United Kingdom’s
“Dandelion”
Expo Garden
EXPO AT NIGHT
KYOTO
Three
Sisters
Ryokan
THE GION
HENAN SHRINE
BUDDHIST TEMPLES
MEDITATION DRY GARDENS
TEMPLE GARDENS
The first guns ever seen in Japan (ca 1600)
Jiso Bodhisattvas
Protector of women, children, & travelers
SUSHI LUNCH
UJI
BYODOIN TEMPLE
TOKYO
We are hosted by our friends from 2007
Tsuneko Takagi, Zen Yamada, and Keiko Yamada
They were wonderful and generous...
NATIONAL MUSEUM
OF EMERGING SCIENCE & INNOVATION
Yamada san is a docent
Powered by 2 million LEDs
MORE FAMILY
Daughter Jennifer and
Granddaughter Kelsey
joined us.
OSUGI FAMILY
We were homestay guests of the Osugi family in 2007.
They took us around Tokyo for a day.
KAITEN ZUSHI!
MEIJI SHRINE
Two weddings
TAKESHITA DORI – SHOPPING STREET
Where the young people shop…
TEA AT OSUGI’S HOME
DINNER WITH SALEM STATE STUDENTS
Miyuki and Emiko
Shino
Aya
Kiho
Megumi
Yuka
OGAWA FAMILY
Kiho’s parents drove
into town just to meet us
We felt very honored.
TOUR OF TOKYO
TOUR (CONTINUED)
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Asia 2010

  1. 1. ASIA - 2010 Sharon and Hugh
  2. 2. ZHENGZHOU, HENAN, CHINA
  3. 3. GUESTS OF PROF. MENG AND FAMILY
  4. 4. ZHENGZHOU Henan Province Museum Downtown skyline Apartments
  5. 5. SUNDAY IN THE PARK
  6. 6. DINING Fried scorpions A typical meal Making taffee Preparing noodles
  7. 7. SHAOLIN TEMPLE
  8. 8. SHAOLIN TEMPLE
  9. 9. PAGODA GARDEN AT SHAOLIN TEMPLE
  10. 10. KUNG FU SCHOOL AT SHAOLIN TEMPLE
  11. 11. LONGMEN GROTTOS
  12. 12. LIJIANG, YUNNAN, CHINA Lijiang is in mountainous southwest China. The old part of the city is the best preserved ancient town in China.
  13. 13. PARADISE HOTEL IN LIJIANG Office and front desk Dining room Front door
  14. 14. THE OLD CITY
  15. 15. SHOPS IN LIJIANG
  16. 16. NIGHT LIFE IN LIJIANG
  17. 17. CHINESE TRADITIONAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY NAXI PEOPLE
  18. 18. JADE TIGER SNOW MOUNTAIN
  19. 19. LEAPING TIGER GORGE As you approach the choke point, the water gets more active, until … A long walk along the river Elevation – 13,000 feet
  20. 20. LEAPING TIGER GORGE Myth has it that a tiger once leaped to the rock in the center, then to the other side. 6 million gallons per second!
  21. 21. TIBETAN HORSES
  22. 22. SHANGRI-LA  Originally a fictitious Tibet city in named in the 1930s book Lost Horizon and famed as a perfect place to live - China renamed a county in Yunnan Province to attract tourists. Farmer’s Market Hotel lobby
  23. 23. SONGZANLIN MONASTERY A long way up!
  24. 24. POTA TSO NATIONAL PARK High point of the day was at 14,000 feet
  25. 25. SHANGHAI The Bund Lunch with our friend Chunyan (Candida) Zhu River bridge at night
  26. 26. SHANGHAI MUSEUM
  27. 27. SHANGHAI WORLD EXPO 2010 China
  28. 28. Hellishly long lines (4-6 hours) United Kingdom’s “Dandelion”
  29. 29. Expo Garden
  30. 30. EXPO AT NIGHT
  31. 31. KYOTO Three Sisters Ryokan
  32. 32. THE GION
  33. 33. HENAN SHRINE
  34. 34. BUDDHIST TEMPLES
  35. 35. MEDITATION DRY GARDENS
  36. 36. TEMPLE GARDENS
  37. 37. The first guns ever seen in Japan (ca 1600) Jiso Bodhisattvas Protector of women, children, & travelers
  38. 38. SUSHI LUNCH
  39. 39. UJI
  40. 40. BYODOIN TEMPLE
  41. 41. TOKYO We are hosted by our friends from 2007 Tsuneko Takagi, Zen Yamada, and Keiko Yamada They were wonderful and generous in seeing that we saw the best of Tokyo. We are most thankful.
  42. 42. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF EMERGING SCIENCE & INNOVATION Yamada san is a docent Powered by 2 million LEDs
  43. 43. MORE FAMILY Daughter Jennifer and Granddaughter Kelsey joined us.
  44. 44. OSUGI FAMILY We were homestay guests of the Osugi family in 2007. They took us around Tokyo for a day.
  45. 45. KAITEN ZUSHI!
  46. 46. MEIJI SHRINE Two weddings
  47. 47. TAKESHITA DORI – SHOPPING STREET Where the young people shop…
  48. 48. TEA AT OSUGI’S HOME
  49. 49. DINNER WITH SALEM STATE STUDENTS Miyuki and Emiko Shino Aya Kiho Megumi Yuka
  50. 50. OGAWA FAMILY Kiho’s parents drove into town just to meet us We felt very honored.
  51. 51. TOUR OF TOKYO
  52. 52. TOUR (CONTINUED)

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