Xianhai Holiday Hotel
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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 ...
Ever since we arrived to Weifang we were treated like VIP. They took care of us from the moment we arrived. As an art teacher I had an advantage because some school give a lot of importance to the visual arts. The students were eager to greet us and I immediately bonded with a couple of them making dough people and chatting. We were also taken ...
... called baijou.
We checked into the Li Jing Hotel for a much needed night's rest.
Our visit turned out to be rather "official". Fan is art coordinator for Weifang schools and arranged for us to meet the principal of a school, various party secretaries and to visit three schools. The first school was an elementary where we saw children at work on their art projects. They were at school on Saturday because they were preparing ...
... carved jade, sculptures of classic heroes and Buddhas, household decorations, calligraphy and paintings. We were photographed with artists and public officials and interviewed by the media! Fan Yan, who met Spencer last year in Lexington, gave me a kite and a small clay tiger for Spencer.
Then back to the kite festival with the local C Party Secretary for a few hours in a crowded field of families flying kites, eating picnics, many vendors but no competitions ...
... before we leave Weifang. It's a pink coy fish kite, which happens to be a very appropriate keepsake since Weifang is famous for its kites. My kite is nothing fancy, but while shopping we got to see a lot of really neat ones! There were lots of animal kites like mine, some made specifically for decoration, and others that were so big I could hardly imagine getting them up in the air!
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