Reblog: “Strange and Wondrous . . .

https://www.mauijungalow.com/2020/04/strange-and-wondrous-things-i-have-seen.html#.XryVAi-ZOfU

Here is Courtney’s record and photos of what has been happening on Maui.  No tourists and even returning residents are to quarantine for fourteen days through the end of May, but our Mayor opened some businesses yesterday.  We haven’t had many cases, but only a few qualify for testing —- so Barry and I are still staying home.  Stay healthy.  Stay home – wherever you are.  Enjoy Courtney’s post.  Aloha, Renée

 

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Our blog was begun as a way to share our experiences in China. From August 2010 to July 2011, my husband, Barry Kristel, and I were at our University of Hawaii Maui College sister school, Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University in Lin'an, China, a city considered rural because it has only 500,000 people! We had a wonderful time. Then in February 2012, we returned to teach this time at our other sister school, Shanghai Normal University, in a city of over 21 million people. We've made many discoveries. Did you know that now Chinese girls, at least the ones who go to university, for the most part feel they are luckier than the Chinese boys? Did you know that Shanghai saved over 20,000 European Jews during WWII? Do you know how Chinese university students would deal with problems that come up in Dear Abby letters? What's it like to be on the Great Wall of China? Do you know how many Chinese girls had their feet bound and why? And we have recipes from many of the places we've visited. Among others, you can find instructions on how to fry cicadas from one of my ZAFU students and how to make chocolate-Kahlua waffles from my brother Mike in Gainesville. You can also look back to our earliest entry to see what we experienced in Oaxaca, Mexico, in 2006 during the mainly peaceful six months of protest until the Mexican government sent in the troops. Between our stays in China, Barry and I have been on the Mainland U.S. visiting family, friends and Servas hosts as we traveled home to Maui. We share those experiences too. Welcome to our blog! Aloha and Zài Jiàn, Renée and Barry

2 responses to “Reblog: “Strange and Wondrous . . .”

  1. Rosita says :

    Similar situation here, although cases in Brasil 🇧🇷 don’t stop growing 😰 worrying scenario. I wonder when will this all stop, tbh.
    Stay safe – and stay home,
    R

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