New Century Hotel
Travel Blogs from Laizhou
... As a businessman himself, Matthew was only doing what he thought was normal.
Today marks the beginning of my last week in China. It's hard to believe that it's almost over and there are still some things I have to do before I go! I still have class which is a drag but as far as I'm concerned that's taking a back seat to other priorities (sorry mom and dad).
That's all for now.
... until Tracy decided they needed to pick up the tempo if the team were to win. It was evident when he made his move by squarely taking the ball down the court and putting it through a beautiful dunk. The crowd roared. The following plays put points on the board and the Double Star Eagles became more aggressive. When they finally were ahead by 13 points, Tracy bowed out and sat on the bench to watch the team play. ...
... Park. Loashan Mountain did contain a gated-entrance, with entry tickets (with thumb print signatures); but provisions for hikers or attendees leaves a lot to be desired. We were smart enough to use the bathroom at the very bottom (hole in a floor – but it came with toilet paper). Otherwise, we did not see any other bathrooms for the next 4.5 hours. Trash cans are non-existent and many simply throw their plastic bottles ...
... picked grapes from the vine. Small stools were spread around for some to sit and just enjoy the quietness of the grapes’ canopy or to simply sit and savor fresh grapes. All grapes in the area are individually covered to protect them from bugs. We were each given 2 boxes and a scissors to fill up with our own fresh-picked grapes. You are supposed to peek in the bottom of the bag to insure ripeness prior to snipping them off the vine. The winning pick was a ...
Welcome to Laizhou - a real China immersion experience. We drove to Laizhou on Sunday afternoon. It was a beautiful drive. Coming out of Qingdao was an experience as you saw the massive amounts of construction projects that are underway. In a five minute stretch on the highway outside of Qingdao I counted 70 construction cranes. I am not sure I even counted them all. I have included some pictures of some of the construction sites. ...
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- Fitness/Health center