Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Independence Day Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:53:18 GMT Dragon Dances at Garden City Tet Celebration http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/21/Dragon-Dances-at-Garden-City-Tet-Celebration/1749/ Cymbals crash and a drum beats as people under a single colorful dragon costume and others in Buddha masks dance during the Tet Celebration in Garden City. For the Vietnamese who live here, this ... Tue, 21 Feb 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/21/Dragon-Dances-at-Garden-City-Tet-Celebration/1749/ A Nice Drive in the Glacial Hills http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/A-Nice-Drive-in-the-Glacial-Hills/1306/ A Buffalo Soldier monument in Fort Leavenworth initiated our recent trek up the Glacial Hills Scenic Byway. The monument pays tribute to the 9th & 10th Cavalry Regiments. These groups of Black soldiers got their nickname in the Indian Wars. Native Americans said they were brave and fierce in battle - like the Buffalo. Since my son is a huge fan of the Civil War era Cavalry, this was a great way to start an historic and picturesque drive up the eastern edge of the state. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/A-Nice-Drive-in-the-Glacial-Hills/1306/