Travel Blogs from Penglai
... The south gate connects the land, serving as the gate for the entry of vehicles and horses; the north gate has a huge strobe that controls the entry of ships. Outside the north gate are two emplacements separately placed in the west and east. Water City is presently the most complete ancient military water base in China. In 1982 it was designated as a key national cultural relic along with the Penglai ...
... of the various buildings, towers and temples. And we had lots more pictures taken of us! At one stage we literally had a queue! Obviously we are a bigger rarity than an ancient Chinese settlement in this district!
The biggest adventure of the trip was the transport situation! Jack picked us up early and drove us to the bus station. I don’t think I have explained the rules of the road here as yet. Basically there are none. You are free to swerve in ...
Today was pretty interesting for me as it's the first time I've seen the Chinese coastline, in a place called Penglai : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penglai_Pa goda, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penglai_Ci ty ... which is related to the ancient legend of the Eight Immortals: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Immo rtals
No drama getting here as I simply took a ...
... bring us home. It was interesting driving out of Yantai to get a better feel for the part of the world we are in. The country side is rather inhospitable looking, mostly flat, with a few small craggy, rocky mountains. There are small, dirty, dusty villages dotted across the country side and alot of farmland.
Nanshan is a small town a couple of hours away, unremarkable except for the massive ...
... br> I won’t go into details of the park except to say that it was brilliantly constructed and all buildings and temples are with visiting. More so are the fabulous gardens that look like that are straight from a movie or painting.
It took us around three hours to walk around through the entire park and at the entrance they tell you that it will take four ...
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