Category Archives: Asia

Sari Fashion Show and Rangoli Demo

Color exploded last week at the Sari Fashion Show and Rangoli demonstration at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts.  The program was part of a month long Cultural Festival of India sponsored by this lively organization located on the western … Continue reading

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Ångkor Wat in Cambodia haunts me still.

It was over two years ago that I visited Angkor Wat in Cambodia, but the images and the mystery of the ancient Khmer capital still haunt me. I can vividly picture the dramatic rock temples, the massive and tangled over … Continue reading

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A New Year Celebration to remember.

When the big bell in Kyoto rings on New Years Eve, it gongs to erase the 108 worldly desires man is born with. For me, it rang to mark a new phase in my role as a mother. Like the … Continue reading

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DesignDestinations: Celebrating 125 Posts

Wow! I looked at my blog stats page recently and noted that I had done 124 posts.  In Old Media terms, this is 124 articles (of sorts). I never dreamed when I launched DesignDestinations in August of 2009 I would … Continue reading

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Shanghai World Expo changes the city

The world media is buzzing about the World’s Fair in Shanghai right now.  The humungous event is expected to be the largest ever with some 70 million visitors in the six months that it is open. They are talking about … Continue reading

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