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Xinhao Shan Park, Qingdao. July 2009.
I’ve seen an awful lot of China over the past decade. If I were to draw up some kind of top ten, I’d almost certainly find a spot for the coastal city of Qingdao in Shandong Province. While there are no jaw-dropping sights to speak of, the city has bags of charm.
There’s a decent collection of beaches with fresh sea air, not to mention European style churches and squares, cobbled streets and surrounding mountains. My visit here came way back in 2009 during my first ever bout of China travel. To get the lowdown on my Qingdao adventures, take a look at my reports from: