Xiamen Fujian China Xiamen Food Street Gulangyu Temple Temple Roof The history of Xiamen Fujian China dates back to the ancient times. It was part of Tong'an County, which was established in the 3rd year of Emperor Taikang's reign in the Jin Dynasty (282 A.D.). The County was first [...]
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Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam Hoàn Kiếm Lake Bridge Hanoi, Vietnam Alley Hanoi Vietnam’s capital lies in the North of the country and is one of the country’s top tourist hot spots. It offers French-colonial architecture, a rich food culture and a long history (the city celebrated its millennium [...]
PBS Documentary Films Robert Drew LA Champions Shootout on Imperial Hwy In 1984 I received a call from documentary producer, Robert Drew. I shot several award winning PBS Documentary Films for the Frontline series with him, including: || Warnings From Gangland (1984-85) A Los Angeles gang attacks a [...]
Rascafria, Spain Rascafria, Spain Rascafria, Spain Rascafria, Spain Whenever I'm asked, "what is the most interesting place you've ever visited" I don't hesitate for a moment with my answer. An hour drive outside of Madrid lies a quaint Spanish town called Rascafria. I had just spent several days [...]
Hawaii Loves Barbie Dolls Museum Hawaii Loves Barbie Dolls Museum Barbie and Elvis Barbie Boat Yes, it really exists! Who would ever think about going to Hawaii to see Barbie? Well...thousands of people every year do! Nestled in the center of Kailua, Oahu, you can find Hawaii's largest [...]
Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway Home Ernest Hemingway Living Room Ernest Hemingway Stamp Two days in Ketchum, Idaho with Jack and Angela Hemingway was one of those "pinch me, I must be dreaming" adventures. We were there to interview Jack for the upcoming release of the Hemingway line of [...]
Kashgar China The ancient city of Kashgar is the Western Gateway to China at the intersection of the Northern and Southern Silk Road Trade Route. The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is home to 47 ethnic groups, most notably the Uyghur Muslims. In "The Travels of Marco Polo" he writes: Kashgar was once a kingdom, but [...]
Atlamont Concert 1969 The Altamont Concert 1969 Everyone has heard about Woodstock, but surprisingly few people have heard about the Rolling Stones free concert tht closed out the 60's as a "bad trip." The Stones presented an all-star lineup of the biggest names in Rock Music. But, the 'love, joy, peace' of Woodstock wasn't [...]