Crowne Plaza Qingdao
Travel Blogs from Qingdao
During my 3rd Year in OCGS, i got the chance to accompany as coach and teacher-chaperon one of our students, Sean Benson Sia, to participate in the 2006 China Primary Math Olympiad which was held in Qingdao, Shandong, China.
This travel had its many firsts:
> get a passport and tourist visa
This is an excerpt from a conversation held a few weeks ago: Me: So you're sure that by issuing another card it won't affect the use of my current card? Westpac Service Provider 1: yep. totally sure. i'll issue another card and your current card can still be used right up until it expires in June. Me: Brilliant. Thanks for that. This is an excerpt …
... of course offers to rent us an umbrella (with table and chairs of course). It will only cost us... (considering we have a white guy with us... ¥300 for the day! RIP OFF! Forget it we told the guy. Well joke was on us, because it was bloody hot!
After asking around (sans Fred) it looked like the going rate was close to ¥200 an umbrella.... still kind of ******. Just then, our first guy (thinking ...
... been to. In front of it, are over 500 tables. We watched a couple of musical acts and beer drinking contests. I think the winners finished a 500mL bottle of Tsingtao in about ~8.0 seconds. No unfortunately the beer isn't exactly cheap. Rumour has it that the locals smuggle in their own bottles.
The second section is a big carnival ground. All the typical scam you games, rides, and food stalls are ...
What a week it has been!! I have been feeling rather settled this past week in the beautiful city of Qingdao! I have made a solid group of friends (mostly from my church), work is ticking along nicely, and I have become a lot more independent (no longer relying on Mollys chinese to get me around). This week was the first week of Autumn and it has been the most stunning week! Temperatures have exceeded 40 degrees every day, and the sea ...
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