Travel Blogs from Penglai
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♦Penglai Pavilion has been regarded as a 'Fairyland' since ancient times. It is a complex that includes Sanqing Palace, Lvzu Palace, Tianhou Palace, Longwang (Dragon King) Palace and Mituo Si (Amitabha Temple). In the pavilion, numerous calligraphic works by famous writers, couplets hung on the columns of the hall, and stone inscriptions can be seen everywhere, as it was once the ...
... of the various buildings, towers and temples. And we had lots more pictures taken of us! At one stage we literally had a queue! Obviously we are a bigger rarity than an ancient Chinese settlement in this district!
The biggest adventure of the trip was the transport situation! Jack picked us up early and drove us to the bus station. I don’t think I have explained the rules of the road here as yet. Basically there are none. You are free to swerve in ...
... a bit whether to come here or not during my trip planning as it was the one big side trip from all my other places which were grouped in closer proximity to each other but very glad I did come).
Basically it is a few kilometres of coastline with numerous temples, pavillions and such, most of which are dedicated to the Eight Immortals and also various sea gods ...
We have met many many new people over the last few weeks, but have been spending more time with some than others.
The other day on the way to get some phone credit, Susie, Marce and I met Frankie and Apple. Frankie is British and teaches intensive ESL and Apple is Filipino and teaches Business Studies. Frankie and I have really hit it off and often continue drinking wine into the early hours of ...
... the road on the beach.
I finally got to show Luo Wei how happy a real sandy beach can be.
By this time the mist had cleared leaving a wonderful blue sky above.
We played with the sand and seaweed and collected little shells for Luo Wei to take home and then grabbed our free taxi cart back to the Water Fortress Temple thing. After walking around for an ...
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Other places to stay in Penglai
No.80 Haigang Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $31
Municipal Government, Penglai | Hotelfrom $39
Economic Development Zone, Penglai | Hotelfrom $52
No.4 Binhai Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $27
Dongfanghan International Tourism Resort, No.25 Haibin West Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $128