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First I want to thank everyone who for the past 23 days has been faithfully following this blog. Your comments are the very thoughts that I need to keep posting. I get an email notification every time a new comment is added. So we are "keeping touch with you" via your comments
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On Sept 16 our good friend from Holland asked if we ...
... proud of its carbon footprint. Everything is used including feeding the barley and yeast wastes to pigs, making bricks and using broken glass to make the bottles. The company boasts of its commitment to the workers and to the community.
The facility was fully handicapped accessible and though the workers did not speak English, they appeared whenever we hit a roadblock for the scooter and showed us the path to take. It was amazing ...
... 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, ...
The weather has been right beaut this week in Qingdao and I've had a pretty busy week. I Climbed Fu Shan, one of the mountains around Qingdao, wandered through Zhongshan Park, flew a kite at May Fourth square and even had time to go on a three person bike. What do you call that? A triodum? Anyway it was pretty funny. I also went on my first night out ...
Ello my dears.
So I've been in Qingdao nearly two weeks now. I'm currently on holiday as it was National day on wednesday which means we get a week long holiday. So I haven't put much of my newly learnt mandarin into practice. I'm still doing a fair bit of miming and pointing, but I've learnt numbers and how to count numbers on one hand which is different to the ...