Monthly Archives: August 2009

Chautauqua, NY – The tiny town of endearing qualities

        The first time I heard about Chautauqua from Agim, I thought she meant Chicago, since the pronunciation was so similar. Later I found out it was an aboriginal name, and that’s where all the excitements began. After googling it, … Continue reading

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Oneonta, NY – City of Hills, home of NYSMF

There are a few things that I just have to record about Oneonta, NY. It begins with the name. It calls itself “the city of hills,” therefore it is surrounded by tons of hills. This description was exemplified when ma … Continue reading

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The Return to the Real World – New York

So, talk about coming back to New York. After 5 years, or 8 years if I consider the trip in 2004 as a holiday trip, I am finally back, to where the journey began. After getting degree and the nod … Continue reading

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The bond of all silent forces: World Games 2009 in Kaohsiung

        After years of anticipation, Kaohsiung finally put up a show in hosting the WG. I remember my first encounter with the WG actually came from merely a few days after obtaining the right to host the games by Mayor … Continue reading

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To My Dear Hungarian Paddlers

I will always remember this. This was on the day before my oral examination, the night that I bid farewell with the Hungarian dragonboat team. The team that had to wait forever for the transportation, got a gold taken away after the … Continue reading

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