Hello from Qatar! Starting August 2016 I’ll be living in Qatar for a time. If you want to know what I’ll be doing there and other details and see pictures, keep reading!
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I recently got an email from Changle Foreign Language School and I thought of sharing with you pictures and quick summary of my experience when I worked there.
I was overwhelmed with so much homework. I was in Jordan studying Arabic. But I needed a break. I went to the desert, saw the blessed tree (sahabi tree) and more.
The best and worst hike of my life so far. Can you guess where in the world that was? Continue reading to find out where and why.
Tai’erzhuang may be really difficult to pronounce, but some say that this is the most beautiful water town in China. Tai’erzhuang is one of the best places for two things. Check it out and see what it is.
If you could have one weekend in a country you have never been, what would you do? Only one weekend. That was my question when I found out that two of my Korean friends invited me to their temple ceremony in Seoul. I was really happy for them and I wanted to be part of it. So I made arrangements to go and planned on do some sightseeing. Obviously I didn’t see the whole country nor the entire city, but here are six great things I did while in Seoul, South Korea.
A day trip in an ancient town in China. A journey to the past through a town with narrow streets and alleys embraced by nature. A small town where no cars run through its streets. But even being small, Huangyao is filled of visitors who come to admire its landscapes every year. Here are some pictures, notice the traditional outfits of the people from a local show in some of these pictures.
Did I tell you that I spent a night literally at the Great Wall? In this post I tell you a little more about it, but the best part of it is what I saw. Take a look at these pictures. If you like them, don’t forget to click on the “like” button.
At the beginning of the year, Dr. Donna Lee Bowen, one of my former professors at BYU, asked me if I could send her some pictures to include in a new version of a book she is editing called Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East. I sent her some. These are images of people taken in some popular places in Egypt before the Revolution.
Here is a post of the Elephant Trunk in Guilin, in the south of China. I didn’t spend more than a couple of hours in Guilin because I was going to Yangshuo, another place nearby; however, at least I can say that I have been and seen the main icon of the city. Can you see the elephant?