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... weird things Chinese people
do haha I was also really surprised at the numerous ways that Chinese people
try and make money. As we were walking along the shore we could see heaps of
people all over the rocks looking for something. When we got closer i realised
that they were “catching” these tiny sand fish that were trapped in the
puddles, with a small net and fish tank that someone had sold to them. There
were people also selling, ...
... and beer for about £1.20 per head! This is also where I made friends with Ren (the 2 year old) Tumama (his toy bunny rabbit) and his parents who spoke minimal english, they were just adorable visiting from Guangzhou for a family holiday. I now have penpals in Guangzhou and they have invited me to stay whenever i wish, Ren also started calling me sister, and frequently sends me Voice Memos, telling me he misses me! (anyone who knows ...
Our early morning sail in to Qingdao, PRC, was beautiful with the sun rising out of the Yellow Sea as we slowed our SOA through a multitude of Chinese fishing boats. As does happen every morning several of us regulars were gathered at our oval table aft in the port side of the Lido. Some have referred to it as our "Oval Office", where we solve all the problems of the previous day. (Or we think we do). We also laugh a lot.
... and for future days. Finally we made it back to the Museum and completed our mission.
Then we repeated the Taxi process and connected with the bus shuttle back to the ship. Though only three cruise ships a year stop at the port, they are catching on to encouraging the western tourist. The shuttle drop-off point was in front of Qingdao Art Shop on a road with lots of other more expensive furniture and art stores. The city provided ...
... of German settlers during the late 1800's. In fact, the beer here is well known since it was part of the German heritage – we tried some and it is very good!
Again we had a glorious weather day. We didn’t spend much time exploring the city, though we walked along the business district and discovered a very quaint long alley full of street food vendors barbequing squid, ...