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The Biggest Bottle Gourd Festival Event

The Biggest Bottle Gourd Festival Event

More than 2100 exhibitors have showcased their creations in the Bottle Gourd Festival. Coming from at least 17 provinces across China. This year has been recorded as the highest ever. At the festival, you can find all the different shapes of gourds: swan-shaped gourd,...

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How Hundreds of Lions Protect the City Gate?

How Hundreds of Lions Protect the City Gate?

Shan County in Heze is famously known for its historical engraved archways. Hundreds of them still exists today. One common theme you will see here is 100 male young lions hugging/guarding the poles. Fierce competition among craftsman is always intense in this town.  ...

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All Beautiful Bridges Sight in Dongying

All Beautiful Bridges Sight in Dongying

Dongying serves as the delta mouth to China’s mother river “the Yellow River” discharging its waters into the sea. The Yellow River connects 9 provinces and 9 metro regions within Shandong. Dongying has more than 50 sq km of wetland attracting flocks of birds...

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Visitor Posts

Doug’s Trip to the Top of Mount Tai

Doug’s Trip to the Top of Mount Tai

When I traveled to Shandong Province in China, one of my favorite stops was Mount Tai. It took about four hours at a steady pace to reach the top of the steps we climbed and we needed to take a few stops to rest. The views at the top made it all worth it. Luckily, we had arrived early enough to be able to take some good pictures before crowds arrived. By the time we were leaving, the mountain was filled with visitors and locals visiting the shrines to pray.

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