Tag Archives: Shandong

Weekly Photo Challenge: Order

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Xiaoqinghe River Park

While it’s not as big as the mighty Yellow River, Xiaoqinghe has a lovely new park with great landscaping and sculptures. Just take the #12 bus (1 rbm) from Di Kou Lu or ask your hotel which bus to take. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

Here’s how it works: 1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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30th Annual Weifang International Kite Festival

I’ve wanted to go to the Weifang International Kite Festival, but it’s always taken place during the work week. Finally, it was on a weekend. Two friends and I got train tickets, but one backed out Saturday morning as it … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012

New to The Daily Post? Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, you’re invited to get involved in our Weekly Photo Challenge to help you meet your blogging goals and give you another way to take part in Post a … Continue reading

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Henan Hiccup

After so much tumult trying to get train tickets, we finally got some. We thought we were on an overnight train since that’s the only trains I asked for. Nope. We were given fast train tickets, which we didn’t realize … Continue reading

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At the Shandong Provincial Museum

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Nightly Light Show

Our nightly light shows downtown at Quen Chueng Square, not far from the Crowne Plaza and Home Inn, are a delight and a must see for any visitor to Jinan. It’s free and starts at 8pm. Come early to wander … Continue reading

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More of Zhujiayu

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Zhujiayu, A Glimpse of Old China

The Lonely Planet suggests the small town of Zhujiayu as a day trip from Jinan and I’ve wanted to go there, but had been put off by the potential hassle of getting there. You’re supposed to take a bus to … Continue reading

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