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29 July 2013—Asian Ethnicities: Dynamics of Ethnicity (k)
29 July 2013—China's Lunar Calendar (2013 07-29)
29 July 2012—The Accidental Ethnographer: Pilgrimage
29 July 2011—Longevity Mountain: Furnace Talk
I have the last laugh, though, because I truly embrace the wonderful hug that the little town gives me when I arrive. They just head downhill. I might even stop in for a coffee and a pretzel (heck, maybe even a beer).
While welcomes are not unknown throughout the world, it is less common to have warm and affectionate goodbyes. Stay tuned.