Travel Blogs from Dongying
... Foreign Language school where we met with teacher from England, India and other speaking countries. That evening we went to see the kites wired with lights and flying in convoys (some of them) the others very large and shining with colorful lights. At this point the temperature was freezing with a ver low windchill factor.
ill finish later ...
We arrived in Weifang in cold rain and snow and were welcomed by HM's friend Fan Yun, a master leaf and paper cutter who spent several weeks in Columbia last fall. We were whisked off to a restaurant for a dinner of foods typical of the region. I added many dishes to my photographic catalog of Chinese food. We liked the lotus root and pickled turnips. We found that they enjoy drinking alcoholic beverages here, especially a ...
... The mountain included about a million ginger roots and vast quantities of various edible greens. It reminded me of the Philadelphia Flower Show with vegetables. The exhibits were crowded with long lines to enter and included all ages. We were photographed many times, we saw no other Westerners.
About 5 pm we were escorted to another banquet hall with local leaders, many dishes to sample and many toasts. Many photos! I drank lots of tea although other drinks ...
... 4 greenhouses and 2000 booths. It has 2 million visitors and generates 16 billion Yuan (about 2.5 Billion US$) of business. In addition to the amazing achievement in agricultural modernization, what really delighted us were the artistic displays using fresh vegetables. None of us ever see any exhibition quite like this. Now we know that there are multiple festivals and fairs in April in Weifang, we definitely would stay longer next time when we visit this interesting ...
... bought return tickets, to avoid being trapped by Aunt & Uncle and pressured into extending our stay.
It ended up being great, after a few odd hours sitting in their new "house" or apartment as we call it in the west, while every one else bustled around us getting the place set up, we were whisked away to a fantastic dinner which combined the giant lazy susan style dinner table with individual little hot pots. It was great, and as is the norm we ...
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