A Year in Shandong Province

A hundred years ago, Qingdao was controlled by Germany and later Japan. The influence of these two countries is felt even a century later in the architecture, churches, German street names, Japanese pagodas, and by no less than the Bavarian creation of Tsingato Beer-China’s oldest and most exported alcoholic beverage.

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Alex and I are setting out on a year working and going to school in this city of nearly 13 million people. It will be an adventure every day!

Kevin & Alex on  a four hour boat trip down the Li River in southeast China.
Kevin & Alex on a four hour boat trip down the Li River in southeast China.

 

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