After a great experience in Yangshuo, it was time to travel to our next destination in China to see the pandas in Chengdu, which meant another flight. Flights in China are always a concern to me, as it’s uncertain if China has the same safety standards. But everything looked the same as in the U.S., […]
There was a lot of rain in Yangshuo on our visit to the city in May 2015, so much rain that it flooded nearby rivers and forced the closing of the Impression Liu Sanjie Light Show because the stage was flooded. However, we did find the best place to eat in Yangshuo with the best […]
Not sure the reason, but the parents that raised me didn’t come into my possession for a couple of weeks after I was born. I believe that I spent the first couple of weeks at Hope Cottage in Dallas, or a related facility. I have been told they called me Leonard, maybe because I was […]
Photos of Baylor University’s November 2nd, 1963 Homecoming Parade in downtown Waco, Texas. Above: The Karem Clowns of Waco’s Karem Shriners Club. Above: David Livingston Above: David Livingston (holding camera), wife Betty Livingston, Ethel Herrington (seated) and Nina Wakefield (near the pole).
At nighttime, Yangshuo’s karst peaks shimmer with the lights of the city, creating a special ambience for shopping, dining and revelry. After a pit stop at our New Century Hotel, we head back to the West Street area for dinner. Our quest, to find Western food that tastes like Western food that is not McDonald’s. […]
There’s a karst peak at the back of Yangshuo Park that you can climb for great views of Yangshuo. Yangshuo Park is on or near Diecui Road which runs parallel to West Street, in the general area behind McDonald’s. We were directed to the steps by a nice group of locals who were gathered around […]
The Western Park subdivision in western Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas, is where I grew up. The houses in the subdivision were built about three years before my arrival in 1965. Today, it is across the street from Mountain View College (built in 1970). Before the college, there was just a field. I was lucky to […]