Travel Blogs from Zaozhuang
... like pyramids, that symbolize ones' social status and greatness. If you go to Xian to witness the Terracotta Warriors, you will see large mounds (burial sites) 4 or 5 stories high.
We were able to see where Confucius' son was buried and were Confucius' tomb is. However, no one knows where his body is to this day. During the Cultural Revolution, the Red Guards dug up his grave and there was no body. Serves them right. ...
... Art Museum which is where the 2010 World Expo took place. The building is outstanding- never seen anything like it- incredible architecture. The art was very nice. We watched a little film about three cartoon monks and then looked at some traditional style paintings. Then we sat in the parent and toddler play area (we had to take our shoes off and everything) and Jiedi read me fairytales, translating as she read #prettyepicskillz All packed up at the Howie ...
... I am a little ashamed. I always thought I was the consummate traveler with no weaknesses or misgivings, but alas, I have discovered I suffer from the same failings as mere mortals. Nonetheless, it is a beautiful country with really sweet people. I'm working on getting some Chinese lessons to make the transition easier.
But I feel that people don't read my blog to hear my whining, I write them to ...
... At the Confucius Mansion you can find China's oldest security door. It was basically a really thin gap that you had to walk through to see if you were skinny enough. There were many more things to learn, but you'll have to go yourself to find out. ...
Today we still woke up at 5:30, we packed our stuff and played games, then we went to eat breakfast, James drank some orange juice and he said that it is not warm today, it is cold.
We went on the bus to Qufu at 7:00, it took about two hours to arrive at Qufu. Qufu is where Confucius lived. We first went to see Confucius Temple, this is were Confucius live and teach, we saw many gates and ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service