The Past Renewed

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Unhyeongung Palace (Seoul, Korea)

Beautiful Day in Korea

From my #Seoul2017 trip! Beautiful background on a lovely day ❤ One of my favorite views in the city

Door to the Past

There were a few hundred of these lovely doors (each painted a different way on top). The middle class and nicer neighborhoods in town are still in the old kinda #Traditional style with a big front Door to the courtyard and small rooms for the Family off the center. Very Awesome!  And Beautiful artwork!

Gongyi Grotto

#Gongyi #Grottos – one if 4 Famous grottos in #China.  These are places where loyal #monks have carefully carved out thousand and millions of #buddhas and religious #statues into the walls of nearby #caves over CENTURIES!  Unfortunately, many of the ones in Henan were destroyed during the #CulturalRevolution or were defaced by the Western militaries During the wars with #China.  Still an amazing, awe-inspiring sight! Well worth the trip! Thanks to the Henan Provincial Tourism Bureau for sponsoring our trip today – it was lovely!

Festival Carver

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In Times Gone By

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Student participating in the welcoming ceremony at Sias International University in Xinzheng, China

Standing Guard

Grim-faced Statues still standing guard over the burial grounds of China’s Emperors

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