Travel Blogs from Jinan
... market by Daming Lake last weekend and bought some soil to put on the bottom of the cage and a climbing structure that has a water dish. I also bought them a cuttlefish bone, some sort of calcium supplement that they can chew on to help them grow their shells. The pet market was really neat to see because of all of the different animals on display. There were the usual cats and dogs (in really small cages) but there were also some really interesting fish, birds, ...
... Confusius temple.
2hrs driving to 泰安. Tofu feast and watch an outdoor show in 泰山 in the heavy rain.
Stay in a nice hotel tonight. Found out that the hotel was $200/night last night and $900/night ...
A gourmet seafood lunch
Went to 小青島and 中山公圉
Qingdao, 5 hrs on a bus to 濟南(Jinan)
8 types of dumplings for dinner, plus many other dishes. Ducky, my favorite. A big
Flooding in our hotel washroom, The Grand Tower Hotel , horrific experience. We had changed our room.
... are in the US, I'm often left wondering how on earth people here have the money for these things. Clearly, however, they do.
Last night I had finally had enough of the Chinese buffet in the hotel. As great as it is, I couldn't do it anymore. I had been reading about a western restaurant in Jinan called Jenny's Cafe. It's been getting mixed reviews, but I thought I'd try it. Turns out it's pretty nice. I had a veggie pizza and a german beer while booking a hotel in ...