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... the equivalent of 30p...!! You can imagine 60 westerners realising this on our arrival at the hotel, needless to say the the production manager coined the phrase 'this is not a stag do!', to which noone paid much attention!! There is also a lot of street food 'restaurants' chairs and tables on the side of the street serving bbq'd meats and such like, we found one on the beach front with a lovely view and ate bbq'd meats with fried ...
Our early morning sail in to Qingdao, PRC, was beautiful with the sun rising out of the Yellow Sea as we slowed our SOA through a multitude of Chinese fishing boats. As does happen every morning several of us regulars were gathered at our oval table aft in the port side of the Lido. Some have referred to it as our "Oval Office", where we solve all the problems of the previous day. (Or we think we do). We also laugh a lot.
Again thanks for all your comments – we truly wish you could all be traveling with us in person.
On one final note: Yesterday was the first day that Techspert Craig covered the “iPad and iPhone basics” in the Digital Workshop. Both classes were standing room only with the afternoon one “standing room only plus” I couldn’t even peak through the door. IT was a great workshop with some very informative ...
... it was given to the German’s as compensation for the murder of two German missionaries. The German’s built many European-style buildings including Ying Binguan, the German Governor’s Residence. The mansion is filled with century old artifacts and furniture.
The Japanese seized the city in 1914, but the German influence remains with the development of the beer industry being the most important aspect.
We opted ...
... 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.