Leaving behind the sparkling high rises, traffic-packed streets, and the frenetic energy of downtown Qingdao, we walked down a solemn cobblestone path towards inner peace. With mid-December temperatures falling, the charcoal sky felt tragic and misty. Behind the worn out streets and shivering cracked buildings, Zhanshan Temple gently came out to greet us. Continue reading “Zhanshan temple – Places to visit Qingdao China”
An advertising company for the Qingdao Municipal Tourism board asked to take me around on a little tour so I can promote the great city of Qingdao on my blog for China expats and English speaking tourists traveling to Shandong Province. Heck, someone wants to send a driver, usher me around the city, buy me lunch, translate and interpret my inquiries while dodging language barrier issues – COUNT ME IN! So we set off to the Old Town, Daxue Lu.
I refer to Driver Don frequently in my posts as he drives so many expats around. He’s reliable, his English is excellent and he now gives tours around the Qingdao area for a reasonable price. I also appreciate that he has been a loyal committee member of the Qingdao Expat Charity for several years now.