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Chaozhou to Fuzhou
600 km by bicycle, from the famous dishes of Teochew (Chaozhou) to the Hakka villages of the mountains in Yongding, to the tea farms on the slopes of Fujian's mountains, to the hope brought by Goddess ...
Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal
A 1600-km bicycle journey along the longest artificial river ever built in human history. The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal runs from a course of 1794 km, the oldest parts dating as far back as the 5th ...
Taiwan's East Coast
My first trip to Taiwan was with my high school orchestra, but at that time we were busy practising every day and never got time to explore the rest of the island. This time, I bicycle from Taipei 500 ...
Chugoku coast, Japan
400 km bicycle ride along the west coast of Japan through Tottori and Shimane prefectures, some of the most rural and least-touristed parts of Honshu. The name of this region in Kanji characters is th ...
Karakoram Highway, China
This highway links China to Pakistan, travelling over the Kunlun mountains with its highest point at an astounding 4694 metres.
Yarchen Monastery, Sichuan, China
Founded in 1985, this monastery is located in the far west of Sichuan province in a remote mountain valley.
Don Khong, Laos
Don Khong is the largest of the so-called "Four Thousand Islands" scattered across the the Mekong River in southern Laos. Unlike the tiny islands further to the south, it has not been transformed much ...
Situated at the confluence of the Xedone and Mekong rivers, Pakxe was once the capital of the Kingdom of Champasak, one of the so-called "Three Kingdoms" beginning in the 18th century when the Kingdom ...
Vientiane is the capital city of Laos and one of the smallest capital cities in mainland Asia, with a population of only about 750,000. Its name in Pali language means "city of sandalwood".
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Following the Orient Express
In 2007 I travelled back and forth across Europe several times, covering almost all paths of the various historical Orient Express routes using modern trains that run over segments of the same histori ...
Long exposure photography.
Activities & Events
Newton Taiwan Day
5th Annual MIT Sustainability Summit
Tzu Chi Boston New Year Ceremony
Blizzard in Boston
Tzu Chi Distributions in New York
MIT ROCSA Sports Day 2012
Hurricane Sandy in Boston
MIT-CHIEF Launch Ceremony
MIT-CSSA Mid-Autumn Party
MIT-CSSA Alumni Reunion
MIT-CHIEF Contest Seminar
Tzu Chi Boston Orientation
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