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Friesendm's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 49 countries, posted 5,715 pictures and written 235 entries in 35 travel blogs
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Mar 24, 2010

About Friesendm

The attempted leadership of the Walking Adventures International travel team, spending an outrageous percentage of my life traveling, planning walks, and designing new Adventures!
Favourite music
Classical and soundtracks and a smattering of Oldies
Salzburg, Austria
Favourite movie
Family Man; Groundhog Day;
English, and a smattering of German
Interests and hobbies
Reading, basketball, culture, travel, and sorting out the meaning of life!
One thing I want to do before I die
Fulfill my purpose in life
Favourite book
Books by Paul Johnson and David McCullough
My friends describe me as
A somewhat serious, seldom silly, insightful sap
The most amazing moment in my life so far
The dawning realization that not only does God really exist, but that he is not angry, and that he truly does love us!
If you'd like to keep track of our upcoming Adventures, see the website for Walking Adventures International.

Recent Entries by Friesendm

  • The vast complex of the Summer Palace outside of Beijing is emblematic of the waning power of imperial China and the decline of the final dynasty - the Qing Dynasty. Though there was an imperial pr...

  • By any measure, Shanghai is one of the world's largest cities. Some 24 million souls inhabit the metropolitan area, and it has been on a mind-numbing building spree for the past 25 years! Th...

  • Shanghai sits on an alluvial plain in the middle of the Yangtze River Delta. The city is the starting point for our 16 day adventure in China and since everyone opted to arrive a day before the tou...

Travel Blogs by Friesendm

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