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Helmcken House

Now known as the Helmcken House Historic Site the Helmcken house, which was originally built and owned by John Helmcken, is the oldest house in Victoria.  453 more words


Sanhe Yuan (三合院) - the traditional Chinese residential compound

During one of my biking trips within Taipei City, I came upon an old traditional Chinese residential compound known as Sanhe Yuan (三合院).

Sanhe Yuan is a three-section residential compound with a central main building and with two wings attached perpendicular to either side. 202 more words

Blogging Habit

Did You Stop by Wall Drug?

Someone reblogged my post of a west style photo at Wall Drug and said:

This comment reminds me of the time when I got to know this little town of South Dakota. 757 more words

Cafe Dos Mundos

Hidden Inside the Walls

Hidden within the historical Intramuros, Manila’s old fortress site and the Manila Cathedral.


Moment in Peking

“Peking” is the name using Wade–Giles system; “Beijing” is Pinyin system, the one currently used as official Chinese pronunciation system, and we learned in kindergarten and elementary school. 184 more words

Cafe Dos Mundos

Perfect Picture Mondays

To follow a path with a mysterious destination is like buying a bobble out of a bubblegum machine. The anticipation makes one giddy.

Pictures With Memes