Qingdao Haiqing Hotel
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... our way back.
Here's where the real fun began. After some negotiating we hired a driver to take us straight back to the hostel. He was a bit ****** our trunks were still wet when we sat in his van, but whatever. At some point on the highway we seemingly come to a halt in the middle of a bridge. Oh ****, he's going to rob us!.. No no, up ahead is a traffic choke point and it's at a rush hour ...
Into the Deep End
What did I really know about Qingdao before arriving? Not much. You probably already know, but Qingdao is the home of the most famous ****** Chinese beer in the world: Tsing Tao! Yes if you've ever had a bottle, you can thank those German colonial rulers from 100 years ago! Also they hosted the Olympic sailing events in 2008. If you thought maybe that had changed a lot of ...
... leave!!! Between only 8 of us, 25 litres of beer was consumed - and I didn't even finish one bottle!
This week the beer festival kicked off and the entrance gate is literally a minute walk from our apartment!! It is pretty huge and paaaacked with people!!! We were literally shoulder to shoulder with people. Kahu and I found great amusement in the fact that everyone drinks a lot of beer and then goes on ...
... out of university!
The famous Qingdao beer festival kicks off on Saturday and runs for two weeks.. It is literally a minute walk from our apartment so it will be a craaazy few weeks in Laoshan with many tourists!! Kahu and I plan to go on Saturday which should be neat - they have many rides and neat things to do. Hopefully we can meet some more foreigners :)
PS Good effort by the Cheifs!!!!! ...
... s when the real work began.
Most of the Chinese children spoke very good English, mostly having an American accent (which most people seem to here), but there was one little girl, about 8 years old, as cute as can be who had the sweetest British accent, adorable! All of us judges had to remind ourselves to be objective and forget the cute factor! We found out later she’d lived in the UK for 4 years. My favourite was a 6 year old girl, a ‘mini-me’ with a ...
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