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China: Shanghai Museum and Acrobat Show: March 2016

Hey all hope that your week is going well and that you enjoyed Monday’s book review. Back to Shanghai today. After lunch and the embroidery shop we headed to the Shanghai Museum.  When the bus pulled up there was this little old lady sitting on the concrete edge of a raised bed. You could tell… Continue reading China: Shanghai Museum and Acrobat Show: March 2016

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China: Shanghai Skylines and Embroidery: March 2016

Hey all, I hope you are having a good week so far. I hope you are ready to explore more of China. From the Yuyuan Gardens and the silk shop we headed over to see a fantastic view of the Shanghai skyline. I know the local tour guide was giving us all shorts of interesting… Continue reading China: Shanghai Skylines and Embroidery: March 2016

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China: Old Shanghai and Yuyuan Gardens: March 2016

Happy Wednesday everyone I hope you are having a great week. Last week I deviated from China a bit but we are going back today. From Wuhan we flew to Shanghai, our last city before departure back home. I’m from Dallas and no stranger to skyscrapers but China has Dallas beat by miles and miles.… Continue reading China: Old Shanghai and Yuyuan Gardens: March 2016

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Galveston Island State Park: Visitors Guide: May 2018

I hope that everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. To all who served, that you for your service and sacrifice. It is Wednesday and you are probably expecting a China story, never fear, they will be back next week. Over the long weekend Keltin and I visited Galveston Island State Park. Hopefully this will… Continue reading Galveston Island State Park: Visitors Guide: May 2018

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China: Jingzhou: School Visit: March 2016

Happy Wednesday readers, hope that your week is going well. In last week’s post we visited the Three Gorges Dam. This week we are leaving is behind behind the dam and making our way down the Yangtze River. Our second to last port in China was the city of Jingzhou. This city was visit was… Continue reading China: Jingzhou: School Visit: March 2016

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China: Rickshaw and Hutongs: March 2016

Our second day in Beijing was spent at the Forbidden City, where the emperors of China once lived. I have actually posted this story already and you can read it here. Also, if you have any interest in learning more about the Forbidden City check out the movie The Last Emperor. This review of the… Continue reading China: Rickshaw and Hutongs: March 2016

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China: The Great Wall: March 2016

In all honesty I’d  never considered traveling to China but I was given the opportunity and decided to jump on it. I loved visiting and would go back in a heartbeat. This vacation was an adventure before I even left Texas. I already had a passport but I’d never had to get a travel VISA… Continue reading China: The Great Wall: March 2016

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Colorado: Brewery Adventures: August 2017

While in Colorado we visited a couple mountain cities and in many of them we visited a local brewery. Steamboat Springs: Storm Peak Brewing Company Storm Peak was the first brewery we visited.  Their tap room was neat, one big open room full of picnic tables and high bar tables. When open they push up… Continue reading Colorado: Brewery Adventures: August 2017

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I've reached over 200 followers on McGee's Travel Tales! I want to say thank you to everyone and I hope that you are enjoying all of my posts, stores and recipes. If you are a recent follower here are the categories that I post to: Travel Tales - Travel stores and adventures Weekend Wanderings -… Continue reading Thank You Followers!

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Colorado: Tundra Hike: August 2017

On the way back from Estes Park, driving back along Trail Ridge Road we stopped at the Tundra Communities Trailhead. This trail is half a mile from trailhead to end one way. The trail gives you the opportunity to view the beauty of the Alpine Tundra without harming it, as long as you stay on… Continue reading Colorado: Tundra Hike: August 2017