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... train station was right near
the beach so we went there first and let me say it was definitely not as good
as the beaches that we have at home. But it was nice though, similar to Sydney I
guess… there were lots of people! But not many people swimming which didn’t surprise
me as the water near the beach was brown haha
We didn’t go swimming, although Katrin wanted to... instead
we just walked along the beach looking at ...
... seafood is the speciality in Qingdao (and beer, Tsingtao!- but thats another story!). I tried oysters, muscles, clams, cockles, sea snails, octopus, and loved all of them, who knew i wasn't that fussy after all! Managed to spend couple days sight seeing before starting work, Qingdao is very pleasant, it is the home of Tsingtao beer, and it is sold everywhere. There is a street called Beer street, where you can buy a BAG of beer for 30Yuan, ...
... of a large harbor crane in front of this huge orang ball, looked for a split second that it was just going to hold it there forever.
On Oct 14th Flo asked “Why all the ducks in the mall?” What ducks J Oh yeah!
On Oct 14th June asked if we had had bad seas in the Gulf of Alaska in 2007 – yes we did June, I remember one woman on that cruise was so seasick she was ready to “abandon ship” in ...
... tour the churches, temples and shops, but headed to the Tsingtao beer museum and plant. Speaking no Chinese, together with our friends, Jennie and Don, we found a taxi to take us to the Tsingtao facility. The various displays traced the history of beer production from the beginning in 1903 to current times. We were fascinated with the assembly lines that were bottling, canning and packaging thebeer. The company is quite clean and proud of its ...
... 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 ...