Monthly Archives: February 2018

Lunar New Year

In the midst of this lunar new year celebration, I thought some photos of a parade in Shanghai, China might be in order.  I was on hand to watch the groups of young men assemble the dragons. It was in

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Still Valentines

Alcobaça, Portugal. Pedro and Inez were a twosome in the 1300s. But he was a prince and King Alfonso, his father, disapproved of their relationship. Ultimately, Alfonso had Inez removed from the scene via murder. (History books say she was his

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Luche Libre

In Mexico City, I picked out an evening tour that included Luche Libre. The guide described it as Olympics wrestling with chili sauce. At a Luche Libre match, there are the good guys (the technocrats who mostly wear masks and respect

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