I apologize for the slow down in communication since I have been in China. Many websites and web services are blocked by the government here. For example, I had no access to Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, YouTube, etc. (When you type in the address of these sites the browser simply returns with an error message). Yes, there are ways of getting around the government blocks but I did not put any effort towards it considering the brevity of my visit.
I arrive in Bangkok, Thailand this afternoon and look forward to resuming posting and sharing my pictures.