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Such a perfect morning blue sky. Inside the sky is the faintest, most touching moon. The photos try to capture it. They do not succeed.
The life of the mountains in Qingdao is deeper than most people assume… right now, we are in the midst of Water Season.
Up in the mountains most of the people breaking rocks (dashitou) are from Linyi.
Of all the wonderful places in Qingdao, Lingshanwei Town is one of the classics.
The mountainous region of Xiaozhushan is an unappreciated wonder of Qingdao. Usually people have never heard of it.
Shan Shen, the mountain spirits are said to watch over the mountains.
Thoughts on the outdoor market tradition fading away: “The old ways will be gone, and probably very soon.”
Check out some info and photos of the historical terraces of Xiao Zhu Shan in Huangdao Development Zone of Qingdao.
Photos from Huangdao: Snowprints of Man, Beast, Machine.
Gars is off and running, but not before breaking into song about Shandong, natch.
The mountains of Qingdao are barely large enough to be called mountains…
It’s good to respect typhoons. If you show them proper deference, they will be good to you.