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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visiting Tianfo Shanvisiting Tianfo Shan
visiting Tianfo Shan

the more modern statues
street scene in Jinanstreet scene in Jinan
street scene in Jinan

Man asking for a picture
one big Buddha!one big Buddha!
one big Buddha!

at Tianfo Shan
At Tianfo ShanAt Tianfo Shan
At Tianfo Shan

This is a good example of modern-day China: everything has to be big.
warm hub at Tianfo Shanwarm hub at Tianfo Shan
warm hub at Tianfo Shan

We're happy, we're on holidays!
Baotu Spring Park in JinanBaotu Spring Park in Jinan
Baotu Spring Park in Jinan

clear spring water
This is also China...This is also China...
This is also China...

at Baotu Spring Park



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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