Guangming Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Weihai
... summer, moderate in autumn and warm in winter.
♦When to Go: Without winter chills and summer heat, Weihai is perfect for visiting all the year round, especially in summer.
♦Special Local product: pear jujube, flat peach, gingko, genseng
♦Liugong Island: It is located in Weihai Bay, at the east end of Shandong Peninsula. It is very close to downtown Weihai City, only 20 ...
... round. Our second week in Weihai didn't plan out as well as the first. We were supposed to have a different activity to do each afternoon but only managed to do one of them. On Monday we had our Mandarin lessons as usual where I managed to pick up the name of Hanzi Queen (hanzi being Chinese characters). After our 4 hours of lessons we then had a short lunch break before heading off to an abandoned army base not too far from our camp. We were taken into a series ...
... it was time to bring the boats back onto the beach so we could pack everything away again. I have to say, it is a lot easier taking everything down than it is putting it all up. With the boats all clean and put away the bus had arrived to take us back to the campus. By the time we got back everyone was exhausted. We decided to give the beach a miss for tonight since it wasn’t that sunny anyway and head for bed.
... to our classroom for another 3 hours of lessons. This round of lessons we moved onto actual words rather than just their sounds. The mandarin lesson finished and we all headed to the beach, Oliver stayed behind with a few others to wait for a man to sort out the internet which took blooming ages. Meanwhile on the beach we went skinny dipping sorry I meant skimming stones. The others eventually arrived and we all jumped in for a quick swim. After about an hour we ...
... down it dawned on us that we were meant to sleep on this train,
after the last one we weren’t so keen. You’d be surprised how long 8 hours can
be on a Chinese train. When what felt to be a century was over we were finally
in Weihai. We were met by a man called Seo who was originally from Korea, he
took us from the station to get some breakfast before heading further into
Weihai to the camp. First impressions of ...