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Tag: China

Luoyang, China

Luoyang is located in the Henan providence of Central China.   I connected in San Francisco to Shanghai and then on to Luoyang. That was quite the journey but I racked up a lot of flight miles. The Audiology nerd in me loved this public sound level meter! Luoyang has between 2-6 million residents depending on where you determine the borders are located.  Either way, it is a giant city by most standards is a medium city by China’s. Also it was not too smoggy by China’s standards but was very smoggy by mine.  I tried to run outside a few Read More

Longmen Grottoes, China

After my post about funny signs, I realized that I haven’t posted about my China trips.  One of my favorite and most interesting stops on my 2nd China trip was to the Longmen Grottoes- a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Longmen Grottoes is mostly stone carving into limestone cliffs along the Yi River in the Xiangshan and Longmenshan Mountains .  For part of my China trip we stayed in the city of Luoyang.  Longmen Grottoes is a car-sick inducing ride along a winding cliff highway where our driver thought we were racing.  I’m not one to get too motion sick Read More