Travel Blogs from Dongying
... worth the (minimal) effort.
Picking up more water, readying the camera and being very thankful for the drop in temperature, we walked to the signposted entrance to the Great Wall. There we were greeted with the smell of rotting rubbish and dirty river water - to access the Wall we needed to walk over a dam. Trying to ignore the dead fish butting up against the dam and the overpowering stink, we paid our 3RMB (30p) to a very ...
... and when I mentioned that I wanted to buy jade for my student's mothers and my family she got on her phone and called a friend who owned a Jade Shop! Guanxi or connections is what the Chinese refer to these relationships. In the U.S. we also have guanxi, but not as extensive.
She walked me out of the market and about half a mile to her friend's Jade Shop. She let me pick out about 30 pieces that were reasonably priced, drove ...
... city, had several European concessions and is the site of China's oldest brewery. The drive to Binzhou from Beijing is 4-5 hours and goes through Hebei province, the location of a lot of manufacturing. The day we left Beijing was pretty bad for smog, and it didn't really improve as we left. Binzhou is a city of only 400-500 000. Though apparently the birthplace of Sun Tzu (author ...
Bye to 泰山, 五嶽之首, 泰山老母 Went to 木雨石factory 4 hrs driving to Weifang 濰坊 三頁餅-濰ࢺ 6;specialty 景芝景陽春 ;酒廠and lunch. Good deep fried dishes, fish and chicken, with wine. Kite ...
... 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.
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