Luke 88(Tai'An Sihai)
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Today we spent the whole day in Qufu, a town about 1 1/2 hours away from Tai'an. This is the home town of Confucius, the namesake of the program we are participating in this trip.
We saw some countryside as the bus took us to Qu'fu. There temple has had many different changes over the years but they have a foundation of over 2500 years. They have added new arches and walkways but the ...
Will and I caught the train to Qufu after work yesterday as today is the May Day Holiday.
Qufu is in the north, near Jinan where we were last holiday, and is the birth and burial place of Confucius and his descendants. All the buildings are low rise here as it is considered sacrilegious to build them higher than the temple.
We went to the Kong family temple and mansion today, and then ...
... was past 10 by this point and both Darryl and I were hungry. After dropping our bags of in our rooms. We set out to find a restaurant or at the very least some street meat for supper. After walking around for 10 minutes of so, we started to lose faith in finding supper that evening. We stopped into a couple places where the lights were on and people were there, eating and playing games, but we were turned away as they were closed. Finally after wondering the street, ...
... come from all over to revere him and show him respect.
After our stint in Qufu, we loaded back on the bus and headed back to Shandong University for one more night here and our Closing Ceremony this evening. After dinner, there will be performances by our students and maybe some local Chinese musicians and dancers.
I have been trying to upload pictures again with no luck. I will try again this evening.
... pretty delicious.
We did not have time to go to the Confucius Cemetery, so instead we went to a tablet museum, these were written in hundreds and even thousands of years ago. We were asked to choose a favorite one and wright about it.
After we finished exploring the museum, we went back to Tai’an and went to the train station, then we went on the train and lead my trip to an ...