Continuing in our brief stay in Jinan, we visited one of the most famous natural springs within the city.
A wide promenade surrounds the lakes and provides for area to stroll and exercise.
Sunset from the arched bridge. After that the temperature cooled down drastically.
Walk along the ‘Tasty’ Avenue, a narrow street filled with food vendors preparing various specialities.
In the morning we take the express train to Tai Shan City. Grabbed this shot as we were about to board the train.
Getting off the train. Paddy is scrambling to find the bus terminal while I just follow along and snap photos of the local vendors. Here they sell baked sweet potatoes.
Tuk-tuk driver laughing at us as we wander around the train station.
Woman preparing green onion pancakes, a local staple for breakfast, from the back of her bicycle.
Finally we arrived at the foot of Tai Shan, preparing for the ascent!