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Better Know a… Province (Shandong) Posted by on Jan 27, 2014

China is a huge country, with provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions, and SARs. Yeah, it’s a bit complicated. That’s why we’re going all around the country and introducing each place one by one. It’s been a while since the last post in this ongoing series, so here’s a recap for those of you who haven’t been…

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Qufu – Confucian Mansion and Cemetery Posted by on Sep 5, 2012

In addition to the massive Confucius Temple, the hometown of the Great Sage also includes the Confucian Mansion and Cemetery. See where the descendants of Master Kong lived and worked, and where thousands of them are buried in a grand forest in this short video tour. 三孔 – sān kǒng three Confucian Sites   孔府…

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Mt. Tai (泰山) Posted by on Aug 7, 2012

In Eastern China’s Shandong Province, you’ll find the most sacred of China’s 5 Great Mountains – Mt. Tai. According to Chinese legend, if you climb this mountain, you’ll live to be 100. Over the years, countless Emperors, poets, and scholars have visited this holy site, and tons of people make the pilgrimage here every day…

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Qingdao (Part One) Posted by on Nov 23, 2011

After a solid summer back home in the US, we got back to Beijing only to head out again two days later, this time to the coastal city of Qingdao (青岛). On the Yellow Sea, this famous Chinese city still shows its German influence, and it is known mostly for its namesake – Tsingtao Beer…

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