Travel Blogs from Penglai
... village, yurts and a Shuilian Dong (water curtain cave), combining natural and man-made landscapes.
♦Besides enjoying seeing the area, visitors can experience local customs. Temple Fair is a traditional annual activity. January 16th by the lunar calendar is regarded as Tianhou's birthday, so local people from near and far go to Tianhou Palace to pray. At that time, locals present a wonderful performance.
Today we went to Penglai Pavilion. It was one of the places that everyone we have met said we must visit in Yantai. We weren't disappointed. It was absolutely beautiful and exactly what we had expected of China. The architecture was divine – literally, as it is where the "8 immortals" are said to have lived. Unfortunately we still don’t exactly know who the “8 immortals” were, as again, most of the information was in Chinese! Nonetheless we took lots ...
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 ...
We have met many many new people over the last few weeks, but have been spending more time with some than others.
The other day on the way to get some phone credit, Susie, Marce and I met Frankie and Apple. Frankie is British and teaches intensive ESL and Apple is Filipino and teaches Business Studies. Frankie and I have really hit it off and often continue drinking wine into the early hours of ...
... hours and offer you the luxury of a taxi cart but the cost of 150Yuan for the taxi cart you would want to be with a large group. Chinese speaking guides are free (there are no English speaking guides) but all temples etc have a small write up in both English, Chinese and Korean so you can walk around and figure most of it out.
We then spent a wonderful few ...
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Other places to stay in Penglai
No.80 Haigang Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $32
Penglaige Resort, Penglai | Hotelfrom $89
Penglaige Resort, Penglai | Hotelfrom $25
Municipal Government, Penglai | Hotelfrom $24
Economic Development Zone, Penglai | Hotelfrom $42
No.11 Zhonglou South Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $13
No.135 Beiguan Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $22
No.4 Binhai Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $27
Dongfanghan International Tourism Resort, No.25 Haibin West Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $75