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Yantai Travel Reviews

Jul 2, 2007 02:07

The large orange fiery ball slips into the sea. The sun is setting and her golden rays paint the beach in myriad shades of gold. I’ve stood watching the sunset over Golden Beach many times before but seldom have I seen the sun set into the sea like this. Today I am standing on Yantai’s ... Details

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Jun 16, 2007 06:06

The French arrived here earlier than most. As early as 1858 they had signed one of those now all too familiar one-sided treaties with the Qing Court giving them control of the small port of Dengzhou. This ancient city on the northern coast of the Shandong Peninsular, once home to China’s Ming ... Details

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May 12, 2007 05:05

A wall of modern office blocks and low-rise concrete buildings generic to all Chinese cities rose up before me blocking any hope I have of glimpsing the sea. I feel disappointed and cheated that what I have longed to see is still beyond my reach. I have a picture in my mind. It was painted for me ... Details

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