Jinan: this is what China looks like in 2015.


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January 4th 2015
Published: January 14th 2015
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Happy New Year from China! Becky and I seized a rare opportunity of having a couple of days off at the same time to hop on the Chinese fast train (305km/hour) to Jinan, Shandong Province, some 450km away from Beijing. You’ve never heard of Jinan? Well, me neither before 2015! Jinan is actually the capital city of Shandong Province, an attractive area of China mostly famous for 3 other places (I... Read Full Entry



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morning in Jinanmorning in Jinan
morning in Jinan

Cooking in the middle of the street.
January 04 in Jinan, Shandong ProvinceJanuary 04 in Jinan, Shandong Province
January 04 in Jinan, Shandong Province

walking around Furong Jie, the snack street
fake old buildingfake old building
fake old building

still nice though, what do you think?
quiet alleyquiet alley
quiet alley

Good morning Jinan!
street scene in Jinanstreet scene in Jinan
street scene in Jinan

electric mopeds are widely spread around middle sized cities
hole in the wallhole in the wall
hole in the wall

aiming at youth and tourists... what tourists?!
Jinan, 2015Jinan, 2015
Jinan, 2015

quiet and nice
Street sceneStreet scene
Street scene

another restaurant
Street sceneStreet scene
Street scene

little convenience shop
This is the kind of houses they are building in place of the old onesThis is the kind of houses they are building in place of the old ones
This is the kind of houses they are building in place of the old ones

in a few years, the entire "old quarter" will look like this.
People live behind this door...People live behind this door...
People live behind this door...

at the foot of another building



14th January 2015
Yummy!

tous ces plats me font vraiment envie ! good........very good ! porc caramélisé ? choux fleurs ? et légumes comme je les aime et comme je ne sais pas faire !
14th January 2015
Yummy!

good !
tous ces plats me font vraiment envie ! good........very good ! porc caramélisé ? choux fleurs ? et légumes comme je les aime et comme je ne sais pas faire !
14th January 2015
the real China!

tu fais peur.............
tu as fait peur à cette old lady............
14th January 2015
beautiful light at Baotu Spring Park

oh yes !
beautiful picture
14th January 2015
Yummy!

good food !
chou fleur, porc caramélisé ? poulet et légumes cuisinés comme j'aimerais savoir faire ! j'ai faim............
14th January 2015
Kong pao chicken with eggplant = delicious!

delicious!
oh yes, I want to taste ..........Becky, tu dois m'apprendre à faire ce plat ; dis moi les ingrédients dont tu as besoin.........
14th January 2015
a playful cat surprised me!

oh !
ne bouges pas ! tu as vu le vélo ?
14th January 2015
a relaxing afternoon!

le vélo.........
trop drôle !
14th January 2015
Happy New Year!

happy new year !
happy New Year to you too
5th April 2015

Good post
I read this right before I went to Jinan for a few days and it was really helpful. The hutongs off of Furong Jie were quite interesting as you mentioned.

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