Lashi Lake and Wenbi Mountain

White Cornelian Mountain Lashi Lake is located 10 km west of Lijiang County.  Jingtso and Dorgee had rented a large piece of land 20 years ago, and had slowly been building rooms, gardens, and a swimming for pool their own usage and their friends’ leisures. ...

Phuket Adventures

Libing We flew into Phuket on July 23.  My Chinese friend/student, who owns businesses in Phuket, came there with his 8-year-old son, Dou-Dou (Beans), to meet us.  He arranged for a van to pick us from the airport.  He booked us a hotel in central Phuket; however, we...

Bangkok Adventures

My blog is late in coming because I’ve had internet issues during this trip; also, I’ve been very busy playing the roles of being a martial arts teacher, baby-sitters for adults, tour guide, entertainer, and interpreter.   Finally, I got the internet...

Mérida Rainy Days

Rainy Season Apparently, we’ve come to Mérida on its rainy season.  The good thing is that the weather is cooled down quite a bit; the bad thing is you can’t go around much. On Friday, June 29, we were picked up by Paula, who was introduced to me by...

2019 Lijiang Excursion

Start planning for the trip of your lifetime, to a remote part of China that is hardly visited.  Stay at local “guesthouses,” eat local cuisine, tour regional villages, and practice Wing Chun in clean high-altitude air.  For more information, go to...