Mexico Travel Photos: Butterflies and More…

For those of you who might be interested in the photos that complement our travel report of our Kingdom of the Monarchs expedition in Mexico, we’ve posted them, along with  images from our pre- and post-visits to Puerto Vallarta and Mexico City, on our Google Photos site.  They are separated into folders that identify the regions that we visited … More Mexico Travel Photos: Butterflies and More…

New Sister Blog: Maxwell-Lutz Adventures

For those of you who follow or occasionally read our trip report blog, FLAGTRAVELERS, you might be interested in our new sister blog, MAXWELL-LUTZ ADVENTURES. This new blog  complements FLAGTRAVELERS with short, near real-time  (i.e. written in real time, but posted mostly after we return) trip logs and representative photos. We just finished posting daily … More New Sister Blog: Maxwell-Lutz Adventures

Wild China, Beijing and Xi’an Travel Photos

For those of you who might be interested in the photos that complement the travel reports of our adventures in Wild China (Sichuan), Beijing, and Xi’an, we’ve (finally) finished sorting through our images and have posted them on our Google Photos site.  They are separated into folders that identify the regions we visited.  The links to … More Wild China, Beijing and Xi’an Travel Photos

Xi’an

The main attraction of Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, is the Museum of the Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses located near the mausoleum of first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. This life-size army protects him in his afterlife. Only between 1,000 and 2,000 of the 6,000 to 8,000 warriors excavated so far are … More Xi’an

Beijing

Beijing was not high on our “must” do list: it’s a really big, over-crowded city which has a reputation as being smog-choked. I had been to Beijing briefly some years ago, on my way to Xi’an and Hong Kong on business, so except for a mad dash through the Forbidden City and a chaotic visit … More Beijing