Tag Archives: nature

Asking Why

This place is such a mix of the old and new worlds, always changing, but there are still traces of the world that was. It’s in the details, like the brooms they use to sweep the streets and the small … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-11, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Waiting for the Tide

With the new campus opening and everything that goes with it, I’m only teaching two classes right now. That combined with the clinic hours means I’m working about half as much as expected, so I fill my days with Chinese, … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-10, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Linze (临泽)and the Rainbow Mountains

Danxia is on the edge of the Gobi Desert, just outside of Zhangye (张掖) several hours North of here. It’s beautiful. The desert is a soft brown, spotted with green and purple plants. The natural landscape is amazing, but sparse … Continue reading

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Ying and Yang

I don’t really know who I am becoming out here. There are so many things that I am doing now that I never could in Taipei or Guadalajara, much less back home. The fear is still there, I’ve just gotten … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-09, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment