This morning, Fei and Jingjing came to see me off from Zibo train station to head to Shanghai at around 300kph.
In the evening, Fei, Jingjing and Chan took me for a meal.
It was great to spend time with them and get to know them a bit better, but I confess it was not the best meal I had had. Some of the dishes we ordered were not at all what we expected, and one of them in particular I found really quite horrible – it was some sort of meat in jelly and was stone cold.… Read more...
Fei studied in Guildford in 2015 and his wife Jingjing came to England with him. On returning to China, they set about starting an English Training Centre for children. This was my reason for visiting Zibo: to meet up with Fei and Jingjing and to see what they are doing.
The training centre is located in a shopping mall and they have somehow got the mall to allow them to put down “paw prints” on the floor to direct people to the centre! … Read more...
Fei and Jingjing took me for a visit of one of the museums in Zibo, where we met up with Jason and Chan, two of the teachers at the English training centre they are setting up.
We didn’t have much time before the museum closed so we saw little more than some of the valuable pieces of pottery the museum owns. … Read more...
淄博到了。 34 degrees here! Lovely :)
Fantastic first class train journey 536 Km (333 miles) in 3 hours 10 minutes.
Arrived in Zibo at 3pm, where Fei and Jingjing met me and took me to the hotel.… Read more...
拜拜北京 – for now.
Heading to Zibo. First time on a bullet train.