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Lee Foster Publishes Second Book in China in Chinese

Lee Foster Publishes Second Book in China in Chinese

My Chinese publisher has just come out with the ebook translation of my travel/literary book Travels in an American Imagination: The Spiritual Geography of Our Time. This is my second book in Chinese.

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Audiobook Chapter 23: Hong Kong, The Accumulation of Wealth, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Audiobook Chapter 23: Hong Kong, The Accumulation of Wealth, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The hard work that human beings perform around the globe to survive and provide for their families has always seemed to me epitomized by the industriousness of Hong Kong.

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Lee Foster’s California Travel Guidebook Released in China in Chinese

Lee Foster’s California Travel Guidebook Released in China in Chinese

Lee Foster’s main California travel guidebook, Northern California Travel: The Best Options, has been released in China in Chinese.

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Audiobook Chapter 9: Beijing, The Experience of Being a Minority, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Audiobook Chapter 9: Beijing, The Experience of Being a Minority, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Each of us is bound to feel like an outsider, a minority, a loner at some time. I felt that way on my first trip to Beijing China around 1990. Listen as William Dougan narrates Chapter 9 “Beijing: The Experience of Being a Minority” from the audiobook release of my travel literary book Travels in an American Imagination: The Spiritual Geography of Our Time.

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Audiobook Chapter 3: Bali, The Search for Community, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Audiobook Chapter 3: Bali, The Search for Community, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The universal desire of human beings to be part of a cohesive community struck me in Bali. Possibly the villager dancers I met achieved this community feeling in some meaningful way.

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Hawaii’s Hokulea Canoe Tells Story of Polynesian Voyage

Hawaii’s Hokulea Canoe Tells Story of Polynesian Voyage

“Who were the original Hawaiians?” and “How did they get to Hawaii?” Answers can be gleaned in Honolulu by visiting the Hawaiian Maritime Center and seeing the re-created deep-sea Polynesian voyaging canoe, the Hokulea,

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Cruising the Three Gorges on China’s Yangtze River

Cruising the Three Gorges on China’s Yangtze River

Cruising the Three Gorges section of China’s Yangtze River exposes a traveler to a stunning scenic section of this third longest river on Earth. The river between Chongqing and Wuhan is gorge country. From the Chinese perspective, the dam has three main virtues–flood control, electric power, and improved ship navigation.

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Vietnam Travel to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Hue

Vietnam Travel to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Hue

A trip to Vietnam may well include a visit to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), and Hue. Hanoi, in the north, is the political and intellectual leader. Saigon, in the south, bustles with commerce. Hue, in the middle, was the former imperial capital.

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Thailand’s Potential for Insight in Bangkok, Ayuthaya, and Sukhothai

Thailand’s Potential for Insight in Bangkok, Ayuthaya, and Sukhothai

Thailand is a country that can enhance a traveler’s worldview in major ways. At Bangkok and the earlier capitals, Ayuthaya and Sukhothai, the Thais contributed enormously to architecture, art, Buddhistic religious thought, and the political development of Southeast Asia.

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Hong Kong, China: Citizens in a Bamboo Cage

Hong Kong, China: Citizens in a Bamboo Cage

The people of Hong Kong, following the transfer of political control from Britain to China, resembled the song birds in cages so popular in China. The transition went well, and now the Hong Kong song birds are comeplling voices in the new China century.

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