Motel 168 (Qingdao Railway Station)
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... train station was right near
the beach so we went there first and let me say it was definitely not as good
as the beaches that we have at home. But it was nice though, similar to Sydney I
guess… there were lots of people! But not many people swimming which didn’t surprise
me as the water near the beach was brown haha
We didn’t go swimming, although Katrin wanted to... instead
we just walked along the beach looking at ...
... know how very difficult it was for me not to steal him and have an adopted asian tour baby!) Every morning I would walk to wok via the beach front and do the same on the way back with a beer in hand. I also watched the sunrise on the beach a handful of times, swam in the sea and listened to music by sunset with a picnic blanket and western food treats brought from the international supermarket!! All in all an incredible ...
... it was given to the German’s as compensation for the murder of two German missionaries. The German’s built many European-style buildings including Ying Binguan, the German Governor’s Residence. The mansion is filled with century old artifacts and furniture.
The Japanese seized the city in 1914, but the German influence remains with the development of the beer industry being the most important aspect.
We opted ...
Qingdao (pronounced "Zhing Dow") is a mixture of old of new. Old Qingdao is dirty and gritty. The new city is clean and shiny since it was built for the sailing events of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and it has many new skyscrapers. This is also an important Chinese Navy port - five submarines and various other ships were in port with us.
This area also has an ...
Today we start with our usual scheme: 7-8-9 meaning rolling at 9 am. We are taking a bus to see the old city around the pier. The houses look similar to Europe. This town including the beer factory is built by Germans. After visiting the pier we go for lunch in the heritage restaurant in Jiang Ming Fan Zhaang where we enjoy the traditional music played alive in the place. During the lunch they are selling paintings ...