Archive | January, 2014

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year ! Gong Hee Fat Choy to my Chinese  friends and readers!   Wishing To all my Chinese friends and colleagues…Gong Hee Fatt Choy! A Very Happy New Year! Chinese New Year begins this year on January 31st…and it is the year of the horse! So if you are born in the years, […]

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Cartagena, Colombia- Part 1

Cartegena, Colombia-Part 1 It was my birthday week and I decided to go somewhere warm to celebrate. I have always wanted to go to Cartagena. My dreams of travel were inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s magical book, “Love in the Time of Cholera” which was set in this old port city on Columbia’s northeast Caribbean […]

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Cartagena, Colombia Part 2

Cartagena, Colombia- Part 2 Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, came to Cartagena in late April 1948 and created his literary masterpieces here. Cartagena became the muse for him as he unleashed his magical stories here. He became friends with the local poet Luis Carlos Lopez, and worked as a […]

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