Travel Blogs from Qingdao
... if you honk enough, people just get the hell out of the way! It was both scary and hilarious at the same time... kind of like China itself!
Evidence we're still in China
At this point, it's really only been two days in China but I'm really feeling things drag on me. Everything just seems a bit.. dirtier. Are we still in China? What are the signs?
First piece of ...
... been to. In front of it, are over 500 tables. We watched a couple of musical acts and beer drinking contests. I think the winners finished a 500mL bottle of Tsingtao in about ~8.0 seconds. No unfortunately the beer isn't exactly cheap. Rumour has it that the locals smuggle in their own bottles.
The second section is a big carnival ground. All the typical scam you games, rides, and food stalls are ...
What a week it has been!! I have been feeling rather settled this past week in the beautiful city of Qingdao! I have made a solid group of friends (mostly from my church), work is ticking along nicely, and I have become a lot more independent (no longer relying on Mollys chinese to get me around). This week was the first week of Autumn and it has been the most stunning week! Temperatures have exceeded 40 degrees every day, and the sea ...
... But funny enough, I couldnt wait to get better so I could eat the Chinese food again!! Yuuup I have grown to love the food here :) I am almost 100% again and back to my cherry self where my experiences are all positive and the opportunities are great!
There are definitely days where I know I am in China... I figured I had been here long enough so went and had a wee grocery shopping mish on my own... I bought what I thought ...
... few new people again which was great. Oh, that reminds me, I nearly forgot to mention it…. cough…. splutter…… I scored my highest ever score at bowling of 122. In doing so, I beat Andy!!!!! Hmmmm, that went down well!!! Awesome!
Other than that, a wander around the lakes at Houhai in the sunshine, Vietnamese noodles before watching the Grand Prix, and a fabulous win by Lewis Hamilton, not a bad finish by Jenson either, things are improving ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services