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Today we spent the whole day in Qufu, a town about 1 1/2 hours away from Tai'an. This is the home town of Confucius, the namesake of the program we are participating in this trip.
We saw some countryside as the bus took us to Qu'fu. There temple has had many different changes over the years but they have a foundation of over 2500 years. They have added new arches and walkways but the ...
... dust). After what seemed like forever (about 20-30 minutes) we drove back onto bitumen and arrived at our destination. I was soooo relieved. My shorts (inner thighs) were soaked from sweat and I looked like I had wet myself! This was an extremely unpleasant China experience!!!!
After some recovery time, we entered the Guishan Han Dynasty Tomb. This tomb was built for Liu Zhu and his wife, the sixth prince and princess of the Western Han Dynasty ...
Will and I caught the train to Qufu after work yesterday as today is the May Day Holiday.
Qufu is in the north, near Jinan where we were last holiday, and is the birth and burial place of Confucius and his descendants. All the buildings are low rise here as it is considered sacrilegious to build them higher than the temple.
We went to the Kong family temple and mansion today, and then ...
... amazing how they all managed to dry in the rain and dark over-night... This afternoon's concert was at the same venue as last nights - a similar size audience. Again they were very slow to get going but by the end were fully into it and wanted more. Nigel ventured into the audience again and found a young boy to conduct the band. He seemed a little freaked out (understandably) at such a proposition and at one point basically froze and stopped conducting. Nigel ...
Our last day in Shanghaj :( :( and we wanted to cram in a bit more sightseeing before we bullet up to 'jing We headed off to the Jingan temple (we were going to walk there but then Wayne told us we were crazy and it was too far so we got the metro lol). Got there, got distracted by Old Navy, saw it was pretty pricey and the air was thick with incense and have up on that idea. Got a good photo of 4 lions on a stick though. Then we made the journey to ...