[青岛/濟南] Qingdao & Jinan, China

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I hope you enjoyed last week’s April Fools on the details of D-SLR images :) This week I am going back to January, on a trip with Paddy and his wife, Maggie, to the Eastern Shandong region in China. We flew from Hong Kong directly to Qingdao, a major city in eastern Shandong province. From above the city is packed …

Sam[青岛/濟南] Qingdao & Jinan, China

Terracotta Workers

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Archaeologists discovered the tireless Moon Sand workers at a factory situated at Zhongshan, Guangdong (中山市, 廣東). The numbers are estimated to be in the thousands and continue to multiply! Flying out tomorrow to Toronto, Karen is getting married!

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Dongguan, China

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For the last 2 weeks, I had stayed primarily in Dongguan, China. We have been very busy with work so haven’t wandered too far away from the office, hotel, or the main restaurant district. Incidentally, I realized I had written another post, “Life in China” in July of 2008, during my internship. Things have changed a lot in the city, …

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Chinada Day

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How did you spend your Canada Day? Philip and I decided to join the China office in a day of team building activities. We were assigned to team Wolf, incidentally there is a Wolf Wang on our team! Team Teddy Bear. Comrade Reading Zhang from Team Spaceship. After we lined up according to the teams they turned all drill-sergeant on …

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China 60th Anniversary

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In light of the recent National celebrations, I want to post more photos of the China from my last trip. I was rather busy with work so didn’t have a chance to explore any new areas. Nevertheless, it is always interesting to see the difference between China and North America lifestyles. No medals, no sponsors. Lunch time at the factory. …

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