Aug. 3, 2005 5:14 PM PT Facebook Twitter Show more sharing options Share Close extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied! Print 1 Travel Chasing the China of yesterday Travel Chasing the China of yesterday A visitor seeks the exotic in provinces now more easily reached. Amid the swarm of vendors, she catches glimpses of traditional, unrehearsed life -- the joy of the trip. 2 Travel A return to wartime Philippines Travel A return to wartime Philippines The writer’s mother and other former prisoners confront memories as they visit World War II sites. 3 Travel Off the bus, into the countryside Travel Off the bus, into the countryside MANY people who see China do so from a tour bus.