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Submitted Photo A clan of semi-wild monkeys greeted hikers in the valley near Wu Dang Shan, China. Submitted photo

A Minnesotan In China: Learning about the world; learning about ourselves

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It was my last day at the Wu Dang Shan Tai Chi Academy. I was leaving at four o'clock that afternoon. And the anticipation of my exit gave a new vibe to my remaining hours.


One thing I wanted to squeeze in that day was to explore a creek that flowed down in the valley below. Unseen, but told to me by other students, I wanted to walk beyond and within the hillside forests and discover this creek for myself.

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