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... this tour – 4 hrs. Why did I leave my Bose noise cancelling earphones in the cabin?
An hour and a half later we arrived at Mount Laoshan for a guided tour of Taiqing Palace, a sacred Taoism temple. The Palace was built in 140 BC by a Han Dynasty official who devoted himself to Taoist development. IT was a beautiful location situated on a beautiful bay, surrounded by high rocky hills. I will add a few pictures. After ...
... and mystery meats on a stick. Many locals were having lunch there and it made for a great people watching experience.
We’ll be at sea tonight and tomorrow, arriving in Shanghai at 9 p.m. tomorrow evening.
We like to take the galley (kitchen) tour when offered and always learn something new. Today we learned that over 100 people work in the galley and ...
... the largest producer and consumer of coal, accounts for half of the world’s coal consumption and expects a continued power growth rate of 5%. Although China is planning to invest $380 billion in clean, renewable energy; dirty coal will continue in the foreseeable future. Sadly, any effect from the new renewable sources will not reduce carbon emissions in the air until nearly 2027, at best.
There are several measurements used to monitor air quality ...
We had an early start this morning for our excursion in Qingdao. I wasn't feeling too bad when I first got up but the cough was kicking in. Craig meanwhile was also coughing but he was starting to come good again. We were able to watch from our balcony as we sailed into port while enjoying a room service breakfast again.
We had to meet for our tour at 7.30am down in the Wheelhouse bar. We boarded our bus and first stop ...
Today was really a kind of nothing day – neither of us were feeling really well and so we just sort of ambled up to the Horizon for breakfast. While there we met up with Allan and Sharon and had our coffee with them. Little Na our special waitress once again made us some of her special ginger tea. I took the chance to get a final load of washing done as this was our last day at sea.
We had a bit of rest then had ...