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Travel Blogs from Jinan
... Some of my friends live in an apartment with bare concrete floors and without any heating (which you have to pay extra for here - I had to pay a little bit under 250$ for the winter) or basic furniture like couches and refrigerators. A few weeks ago, I went to the local zoo. It took us about the afternoon to get through since it was pretty small. The zoo also had an aquarium and reptile house but we ended up skippign it because it would have cost us a ...
濟南, visited 大明湖， 泉城廣場， ; 趵突泉
孔府家宴 (Confusius's feast) for lunch, 20 gourmet dishes
A gourmet seafood lunch
Went to 小青島and 中山公圉
Qingdao, 5 hrs on a bus to 濟南(Jinan)
8 types of dumplings for dinner, plus many other dishes. Ducky, my favorite. A big
Flooding in our hotel washroom, The Grand Tower Hotel , horrific experience. We had changed our room.
... It's a nice size hall (600 seats) with pretty good sound. I've definitely performed in better halls in China, but I've also performed in far worse (Zhuji, for instance!). Anyway, 60,000 students attend Shandong University, and campus appears to be enormous. I uploaded a couple of pictures, but I decided not take a picture of the Karl Marx Center for Economics. Something about stopping and taking a picture of that just seemed to be asking for trouble!
As I always ...
... the chance to eat some famous local dishes and they have been great. Jinan is famous for its local soup, a delicious porridge with spinach, long strips of tofu, black pepper and rice noodles. I have also tried Jinan-style pancakes, which remind me of croissants only they are flat and deep-fried with some sort of onion until they are crispy. I have also discovered lotus roots, which look like sand dollars and have the texture of undercooked potatoes. ...