Travel Blogs from Jinan, China

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Jinan, Jinan, China travel blog

Jinan

A travel blog entry by tavini

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Coming ...

All's normal in funland, Jinan, China travel blog

All's normal in funland

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... what to do at the end of this teaching contract. Don't really fancy the idea of back-packing around China in the middle of the winter, especially after the Jinan experience. Was trying to pick up a job down south for just a few months until spring, but ...

Train Stop - 10 mins, Jinan, China travel blog

Train Stop - 10 mins

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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On way to Qingdao Train trip 5 hours Price 275 RMB per person = ...

Avoiding Death By Firecracker, Jinan, China travel blog

Avoiding Death By Firecracker

A travel blog entry by anna_nicola

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Aka. Chinese New Year School was closed for a week leaving us with 12 days to amuse ourselves and avoid death by Chinese firecracker from the start of the New Year celebrations and lasting 15 days. We had high expectations for the main day of the ...

Final days of mayhem, Jinan, China travel blog

Final days of mayhem

A travel blog entry by anna_nicola

... from our Chinese accounts to our English account. Sounds easy, in this day and age of technology and international banking, not in China. It seems the government have decided to make it as difficult as possible for foreigners to get their money out of the ...

Please don’t sell us!, Jinan, China travel blog

Please don’t sell us!

A travel blog entry by yelkins

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... and clean toilets. The intern sat next to us was called April. She was really nice but unfortunately heading in a different direction. At Jinan we were told to get off the train and meet a man called Jerry who would be waiting outside for us. Everyone ...

HALF-STEPPING FOR CHINA, Jinan, China travel blog

HALF-STEPPING FOR CHINA

A travel blog entry by uncleray

... packet with my meal that said, "Wet Turban Needless Washing." I opened it and found a wet-wipe. I'm not unhappy to be leaving Jinan after having spent the entire winter here (there) where it got down to 8 below zero Celcius. Now that I'm in Kunming ...

Beijing, Tianjin, Ji'nan, Ji'nan, China travel blog

Beijing, Tianjin, Ji'nan

A travel blog entry by mert1149

... , Germans, Austro-Hungarians, Italians and Belgians all settled here (it's near the sea). This obviously contributed to China's humiliating nineteenth century, but it did leave lots of European architecture around. I found a dilapidated Anglican church - ...

Shandong, Jinan, China travel blog

Shandong

A travel blog entry by robjstaples

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... a truce with your stomach and calculate the bill by counting the skewers.    Perhaps the artistic sophisticates of Southern China might label this a simple place, but it is also the cradle of Confucius and the setting for one of China's ...

Visite d'un village en banlieue de Jinan, Jinan, China travel blog

Visite d'un village en banlieue de Jinan

A travel blog entry by sylvainboisse

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... /1/1247143232/tpod.html Apres s'etre bien rackes les cuisses au Tai Shan, on a pris un autobus d'une heure pour se rendre a Jinan, un brin plus en direction de Beijing. On y est restes juste une nuit parce qu'il n'y a pas grand chose a faire, le ...

The Beginning Of The End..., Jinan, China travel blog

The Beginning Of The End...

A travel blog entry by anna_nicola

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... 's changed & shaped me...for example I'm a good stone heavier and more rotund than i was on entering China, I've traded healthy eating for a diet consisiting of 90% fat, I now have outrageously frizzy ginger hair after ...

Probably the best food street ever..., Jinan, China travel blog

Probably the best food street ever...

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... in arms, or purses with Obama's portrait with a Mao hat, saying "ObamaMao"... We found out that the birthplace of china, porcellaine, is actually not far from Jinan, so that is why still a lot of products are sold here. The we had a break in the hotel, ...

We are with the people, Jinan, China travel blog

We are with the people

A travel blog entry by eddieandlynn

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... nbsp;   Our reason for visiting this city was that it was close to Tai Shan one of the Five Great Mountains in China.  This is an ancient place, and according to Chinese mythology Tai Shan represents the head of Pangu, who is thought of ...

Lake walk and more food, Jinan, China travel blog

Lake walk and more food

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Today we had a walk around the lake, were fotographed again, and had once again great food. Simply very ...

China, Ji'nan, China travel blog

China

A travel blog entry by jimandmargarida

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... to travel to the coastal town of Qingdao.   We also had our cheapest pint of the trip to date in Jinan - 1.5RNB that's 10 pence!! Most exciting thing that happened here was that Jim shaved off the beard...yeah!!!  (The ...

Journey from Beijing to Nanjing, Jinan, China travel blog

Journey from Beijing to Nanjing

A travel blog entry by agi_and_rudi

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No, it is not the Swedes that we meet in the middle of the busy station square but the Italians that we last saw in the middle of Gobi desert!! World is small or they are following us badly. As we are running like mad not to miss our train, we do not ...

China, Jinan - Day 3 continued, Jinan, China travel blog

China, Jinan - Day 3 continued

A travel blog entry by veedubent

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... , was ... shall we say I was "Not Happy Jan!!" ... Anyway, back to the blog ... NOW WITH PHOTOS!!!! Squeal! hehehe China - Day 3 I finished my last entry, showered and caught a taxi into the city to sit in on the South African teacher Chris P's ...

New Friends and a Cold Capital, Jinan, China travel blog

New Friends and a Cold Capital

A travel blog entry by davidavi

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... the cold winter temperatures.  Step by step, or, as I should say, inch by inch I explored the city.  Jinan isn't the most exciting city in China - no Great Wall, no Forbidden City, no great Sage.  However, I didn't end up in Jinan to see ...

Ji'nan, Ji'nan, China travel blog

Ji'nan

A travel blog entry by mies

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From Yiwu to Jinan, Jinan, China travel blog

From Yiwu to Jinan

A travel blog entry by veedubent

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Well ... my "holiday" has finally started in earnest! I am in Jinan staying at Maree's apartment ... and having a great time. On my final day in Yiwu, I was picked up at the hotel by Mei Qin, and we drove to the local bus terminal, where he put me ...

Unexpected Beauty on Thousand Buddha Mountain, Jinan, China travel blog

Unexpected Beauty on Thousand Buddha Mountain

A travel blog entry by eddakath

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... meters long) which was constructed in the north side of the mountain which draws the best of the four famous grottoes in China (The Mogao Caves, The Longmen Grottoes, The Yungang Caves and The Maiji Caves). Around 23,000 statues of Buddha, Bodhisattva, ...

The City of Springs, a Temple, a Lake & Some BBQ, Jinan, China travel blog

The City of Springs, a Temple, a Lake & Some BBQ

A travel blog entry by eddakath

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... Lingyan Temple, Thousand-buddha Cliff etc.   Jinan is the home of Lu Cai (Shandong cuisine), a popular cuisine of China.   Jinan is the right place to see some very typical festivals including The Lantern Festival in the Baotu Spring Park, the ...

JINAN, Jinan, China travel blog

JINAN

A travel blog entry by breezyboe

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WOW i found the 1.3 billion people the Chinese government have been hiding from me. I have never seen so many people, cars, buses, bikes, babies, dogs, motorcycles, stores in my life . I am so overwhelmed right now , and yea did i mention that i cant ...

Mount Tai Shan, Jinan, China travel blog

Mount Tai Shan

A travel blog entry by breezyboe

I hiked a holy Chinese Mountain.. Yes that's right ... 7000 steps through awful smog at Midnight for 7 hours.. It was so rewarding once we got to the top, and even though it was to smoggy to see ten feet in front or behind you, which in turn meant no ...

Excellent Vinyl Cutter, Laser Engraver from Redsai, Jinan, China travel blog

Excellent Vinyl Cutter, Laser Engraver from Redsai

A travel blog entry by lanmeng8388

  VINYL CUTTER for Sign Making-Excellent Vinyl cutter from Redsail China Redsail, have developed vinyl cutter for the sign industry and with our own technology, we have the copyright of the firmware, we have 4 patents in China. By ...

WEATHER: Jinan the Furnace, Jinan, China travel blog

WEATHER: Jinan the Furnace

A travel blog entry by billymandarin

April 10, 17:00 Jinan is well known for its long winters and summers, and very short springs. Jinan and three other cities, Wuhan, Nanjing, and Chongqing, are known to the Chinese as the four "national furnaces." When I showed up in mid-March ...

day 6 Chinese Buddies, Jinan, China travel blog

day 6 Chinese Buddies

A travel blog entry by kieta

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To start off the day we had a 3 hour mandarin lesson which destroyed our brains for the rest of the day, we also had a lecture on Confucius in the afternoon. I hadn't heard of Confucius before and I don't think I'll want to hear about him again. The ...

day 8 Confucius Temple, Jinan, China travel blog

day 8 Confucius Temple

A travel blog entry by kieta

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Today we went to Confucius's hometown and saw his Temple. They made me wear a boys gown to walk around in because all the girls ones had ran out. Dragging my robe on the floor I walked straight into a video camera and a microphone and was asked to give ...

Even The Mundane is an Adventure In China, Jinan, China travel blog

Even The Mundane is an Adventure In China

A travel blog entry by koolkev88

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... and looks a lot like Kermit The Frog) knocked on Jason's door with a letter.  This letter came from China Customs and basically said "Your computer is in Jinan, you need to come get it by the 25th."  Jason couldn't understand why he had to go ...

A Dodgy-Smelling Flood, Jinan, China travel blog

A Dodgy-Smelling Flood

A travel blog entry by iolair

... in Jinan and planes were not going there, that we should change gates and wait for an announcement. Grr. I texted a friend in Jinan who suggested I might want to get comfortable because I was likely to be sleeping in Xian airport that night. So at about ...

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