Well I visited the old Manchurian Imperial palace in Shengyang. The one they built before they went on to conquer Beijing. It is a world heritage site and was well set up. The entry fee was the highest i have had to pay yet. Inside they had some interesting army exhibitions from the period and . . . → Read More: Imperial Palaces and Harbin
Well it seems I was a bit presumptive about the hotel charges at Dalian. The extra money was the deposit and I got it back when I checked out. So when I checked into my hotel here in Shengyang, I was prepared and even was able to use the correct word for deposit.
The . . . → Read More: Shengyang
Well it is day two in China. I have to say, I am impressed by how much the country has progressed. But the change continues at a pace that is just so fast.
I started out wandering up to the Russian part of the city.On the way there was percussion band playing. So I stopped . . . → Read More: Dalian – day two
I hope this works as I do not seem to be able to access my home page or blog from here in the internet cafe. So I am sending this from my email.
I caught the ferry from Incheon. Using the subway was easy, but slow and then I got a cab. The ferry . . . → Read More: Dalian
Well I have just looked at the weather forecast:
Dalian: 7 to 18Shnngyang: 0 to 15Harbin: -3 to 10
So I have packed the gloves and thermals at the top of the bag.
I have also updated the map.
Well I escaped the storms on the East Coast. There were pictures on the TV this morning of workers repairing the rail link I had traveled on the day before as the sea tried to claim it for itself.
By morning the rain had stopped, though it seemed to still be raining to the . . . → Read More: Chuncheon and back to Seoul
of storms and mountian scenery.
Well the showers clearing forecast should have read, wild seas, strong winds, flooding, snow, flying iron and no taxis.
I was trying to sit out the storm in my hotel room on Jeongdongjin, when at about 10AM the power went out. I was impressed that the reclosing circuit breakers were able to have 4 . . . → Read More: Gangneung
photos from danyang to joengdongjin.