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... star fish and little turtles to people as
well. Which I thought was a bit cruel because they were probably going to die
in the containers they were being kept in but that didn’t stop me from
desperately wanting to buy turtles to take home with me haha I didn’t, but only
because I wasn’t sure if they would be allowed on the train. Our little group
was literally the only non – Chinese group on the entire beach (and probably ...
The five star hotel in Qingdao was right on the beach, with great views of both the mountains and the sea. When you are living out of a suitcase moving from city to city not being able to use a kitchen, the meals that you are provided become really important, the breakfast buffet in this hotel was absolutely incredible, I ate crispy bacon, baked beans, poached eggs with fresh watermelon juice every morning! The evening buffet was equally ...
... are 125 service staff (waiters, sommeliers, etc). They are all trying to keep the 1,300 passengers happy and they succeed! An average week’s consumption will include over 18,000 eggs, 16,000 lbs of meat, poultry and seafood, 12,500 lbs of vegetables and 2,000+ bottles of wine and champagne. Quite the grocery shopping list! We are doing our best to eat and drink our fair share.
Today we start with our usual scheme: 7-8-9 meaning rolling at 9 am. We are taking a bus to see the old city around the pier. The houses look similar to Europe. This town including the beer factory is built by Germans. After visiting the pier we go for lunch in the heritage restaurant in Jiang Ming Fan Zhaang where we enjoy the traditional music played alive in the place. During the lunch they are selling paintings ...
... from the window and the music in the car. Before entering Qing Dao city we cross the longest bridge over the Yellow Sea, that is around 35 km. But we cannot see much as it is already dark. We reach the hotel at 9 pm and go straight to dinner before unloading our stuff. Tonight we can relax as tomorrow we plan to spend the whole day sightseeing and enjoying beer. Have a nice beer dreaming!