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Tai'an Travel Reviews

Jun 23, 2005 16:06

To the top of Tai Shan

As we head towards the first step and towards the break in the wall that leads to the path around the stoneplain I find myself smiling at the colorful TaiShan spring sky. Blue, grey and white spread out in a mixture of thin stratus and billowing thunderheads. The TaiShan ... Details

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Apr 26, 2005 11:04

Getting around in China can be its own adventure. In the small city of Taian (home of Tai Shan, one of China's most famous and sacred mountains) the traffic is a very bizarre thing indeed. There is a rush of carts, bikes, cars, trucks, buses, motorcyles, boom boom che and pedestrains all about. The ... Details

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Apr 26, 2005 11:04

Always have a backup plan when travelling.

I arrived in China after a long day, made longer by the 2 hour flight delay leaving Shanghai. It was a little bit nervous-making when I got off the plane in Jinan, picked up my luggage and there was no one here to meet me. The luggage area emptied directly ... Details

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Nov 2, 2004 03:11

Most folks get to Tai'an on their way to Qufu-birthplace of Confucius; but do not, repeat, do not miss the following: 1.) cable-funicular up to the peak of mt. taishan, getting there is half the fun as they say, the views up the mountain are spectacular, and when you get there, see past all the souvenir ... Details

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