Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.
There are a new seven wonders of the world.
Why not have a new Silk Road? or at least, why not extend it to reach to South Korea and Japan?
That’s the desire the two countries expressed at the 2007 International Symposium on Regional Economic Cooperation.
The reason – to change history. Nope.
The huge potential in promoting the economic growth along with the region.
The new Silk Road is called the Eurasian Continental Bridge. It stretches 10,900 km (7,000 miles) and links eastern China’s ports of Lianyungang and Rizhao with Amsterdam of Holland and Antwerp in Belgium.
A new presidential hopeful in Korea has.
promised to build a train-ferry to connect ROK to the Chinese ports of Yantai, Qingdao, and Rizhao. (Marco Polo is wishing he had her for prez a few hundred years ago.)
Profs in Japan are hoping the road can be extended even further….to the land of the Rising Sun.
If it happens, it won’t likely be in my lifetime.
But, then it took Marco dozens of years to make the trips, so who knows?