Travel Blogs from Penglai
... The south gate connects the land, serving as the gate for the entry of vehicles and horses; the north gate has a huge strobe that controls the entry of ships. Outside the north gate are two emplacements separately placed in the west and east. Water City is presently the most complete ancient military water base in China. In 1982 it was designated as a key national cultural relic along with the Penglai ...
... of the various buildings, towers and temples. And we had lots more pictures taken of us! At one stage we literally had a queue! Obviously we are a bigger rarity than an ancient Chinese settlement in this district!
The biggest adventure of the trip was the transport situation! Jack picked us up early and drove us to the bus station. I don’t think I have explained the rules of the road here as yet. Basically there are none. You are free to swerve in ...
... a bit whether to come here or not during my trip planning as it was the one big side trip from all my other places which were grouped in closer proximity to each other but very glad I did come).
Basically it is a few kilometres of coastline with numerous temples, pavillions and such, most of which are dedicated to the Eight Immortals and also various sea gods ...
... playing guitar, singing and laughing.
This week, we had a bit of an adventure with another new teacher, the new year 9 English teacher and primary coordinator an American lady called Jacqueline. We decided to head a couple of hours away to a place called Nanshan where there a giant Buddha built above a temple of the side of the mountain.
We organised a driver to take us there, wait for ...
... one thousand year old Penglai Pavilion that is closely entwined in Chinese mythology with the legends of the Eight Immortals Crossing The Sea (more on that later). There is also the Crossing the Sea Water Fortress and the Three Divine Mountains. The city is also famous for its mirages out at sea, which are frequent during May and June. On the 17th June 1988 a mirage ...
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Other places to stay in Penglai
No.80 Haigang Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $32
Penglaige Resort, Penglai | Hotelfrom $89
Penglaige Resort, Penglai | Hotelfrom $25
Municipal Government, Penglai | Hotelfrom $24
Economic Development Zone, Penglai | Hotelfrom $42
No.135 Beiguan Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $22
No.4 Binhai Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $27
Dongfanghan International Tourism Resort, No.25 Haibin West Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $75