Tagged: Skyline

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Tokyo 2015

Tokyo, holy crap, Tokyo. Whatever expectations we had of Tokyo and Japan before we arrive were completely shattered. No guide had prepared us for our experiences so far, let alone the first half hour...

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Toronto 2014

We had a really fun time in Toronto. We stayed with a rather eccentric fellow who happened to be a wonderful cook. We hiked around Toronto Island and has some great views of the...

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Montreal 2014

After visiting Quebec City we had a short two or so hour drive to Montreal. We didn’t really have a lot of time in Montreal. We did take the time to eat at a...

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Albany in the Spring 2014

We’ve been enjoying the spring here in Albany. Lot’s of grilling in the parks and a little bit of hiking. We ran out to Utica to visit Matt’s Brewery – the place that makes...

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Shenzhen and Monsoon Season 2014

I have never had any experiences with monsoons. This trip brought me to Shenzhen where I had my first monsoon experience complete with flooding factories (I happened to be in the factory), river fording...

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Shanghai Glows at Night 2014

Shanghai is a phenomenally interesting city. One quickly notices how everything is illuminated at night – buildings, road, trees, and so on. It goes on forever, it’s absolutely incredible! I haven’t been to many...

Downtown-Vancouver

Vancouver 2014

Leaving to China from Albany is surprisingly complicated. There aren’t a lot of good flight times from Albany and it’s a lot more expensive to fly from the east coast of the US to...

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New York City in the Spring 2014

We had a quick trip down to New York City at the beginning of April. We walked around a lot and went to a new area that we’ve never been in – the Tennement...

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Winter 2014

So March is here and supposedly winter will be ending. Lot’s of snow here in New York and it’s been cold in Chicago. The standard unit of snowfall in this area is around a...