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We went to Thousand-Buddha Hill (Qianfoshan) today. Many steps to climb to see several temples, including the huge Xingguochan Temple, the beautiful Maitreya Buddha and the lying Buddha with a Swastika on his chest, and a cave of 130 buddha statues.
We later found out that there is also Thousand Buddha Cliff which is a different place, 35 km away from Jinan with more Buddhas carved along a 35m wall.
We then went to Yinhuchi Jie (Muslim Food Street).
We booked a driver for 650yuan to take us on the 2 hour journey out to Mount Tai. This is a UNESCO world Heritage site and is one of five sacred mountains in China for thousands of years. There are 22 temples dotted around the mountain, and several hundred steps to climb to the summit. We got a bus halfway and then got a cable car, but still climbed steps up to the temples at the summit. As we arrived the summit was covered in fog ...
Will and I arrived in Jinan for Qing Ming (Tomb Sweeping) weekend break. We went to the Park which is where the Baotu Spring originates and had a wander around. It was quite cold and polluted, unlike Ningbo yesterday when it had been very warm and sunny.
Had a pizza in a lovely German restaurant by the river.
... I finally arrived at the bus station, I thought things would only get easier from here on out. As luck would have it, to my dismay it only got more increasingly difficult as nobody at the bus station could speak a word of English. Chinese not being the most friendly of people were reluctant to help the foolish foreigner, I eventually found the right bus and was on my way. I arrived in the town I would then call home for the next ...
... buildings. There's also development in the city replacing old residential buildings. It's a bustling place with lots of shops, restaurants, and some cafés, and some wealth as well. Also, there aren't many non-Chinese, so I get a lot of fascinated stares, especially when I'm with Ben. Especially cool is to see Ben in his element, running schools and knowing the city and people ...