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  • Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’

    Posted by Ben Fong-Torres

    Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’
    By Ben Fong-Torres It’s short shrift time. I have a life that’s ripe (and slightly wrinkled) for blogs and tweeting; for facebooking and updating. I’m just no good at it. My last column here on AsianConnections was about the memorial in late July for my sister Shirley. My last posting on the authors’ site, Redroom, was about a radio promo tour I did (20 stops, all on the phone...

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  • Astronaut Leroy Chiao Space Blog-the Pyramids

    Posted by Admin

    Here's a photo of the Pyramids that I shot today. Easier to see than the Great Wall! This is an 800mm shot. I had gotten one of the area early in the mission, using a 180mm. This was a fortuitous photo. Since it wasn't planned, I had to grab the first camera in sight. Unfortunately, this camera is an old one and was kind of dirty, hence the piece of debris that's visible!

  • Astronaut Leroy Chiao's Space Blog-China-Russia Border

    Posted by Admin

    Astronaut Leroy Chiao's Space Blog-China-Russia Border: This is a photo from the next orbital pass. It is of the border region between China and Russia, near Mongolia. This mountainous region is very striking and I was able to capture a detailed photo using an 800mm lens.