The area around Guilin is regarded as one of the most beautiful sceneries in China, including the Li River with its Karst mountains is immortalized on the 20RMB bill and the Lonji rice terraces.
Continue reading “Guilin – Most beautiful scenery”
I had the chance to go to the Great Hall of the People during a Sino-German Economic Forum. Although we did not see the main auditorium, but a smaller hall, the visit was quite interesting, in particular since Li Keqiang and Angela Merkel each gave a speech. Continue reading “Visit to the Great Hall of the People”
After the great RC Dalian event, we decide to visit Dalian again since we did not really had time to visit the city. Continue reading “Dalian again”
We are stuck at parking position at Pudong Airport. Airplane doors cannot be opened, because the Air Condition is broke. Logic? That’s China!
We are on our way back from Dalian (a mid size town of 6mio and one of the big ports in China. PE Robert had invited us to the RC Dalian Charter (actually, I invited us to a day of sailing, the Charter came with it). Continue reading “Sailing in Dalian”
Last weekend, we stayed in Wuhan in order to actually see the city, after I had visited about 15 times. Since workload was heavy, we only had a few hours to look around. Continue reading “Wuhan – Sightseeing “
Our visitors are becoming more adventurous. Olaf, Inga, Horst and Matze challenged us to try something new. So we took it as opportunity to visit our first Shanghai Watertown, Qibao. Continue reading “Qibao Water Town”
I usually don’t post on business trips, but today I had maybe the best business lunch, yet. We drove an hour to the west of Guangzhou into the three river area. There, we had lunch by the river, great scenery (small fishing boats, fisherman living on bigger boats), great wild river shrimp. Continue reading “Guangzhou Riverfood”
As a present for Michis birthday, we spent a relax weekend in Qingdao. Relax meaning nice hotel, nice food, limited sightseeing. The weekend started in a rush, because it took me 3h to drive (be driven) 30km from the western outskirts of Shanghai to People Square. Actually, I had planned to go home and go to the airport from there, but after the driver managed to miss the tunnel entrance, I decided to get out and meet Michi in the Subway. Continue reading “Weekend in the city by the sea (Qingdao)”
On Monday and Tuesday I was lucky to have a business trip to Ordos Kangbashi New Area, the famous ghost town in Inner Mongolia.
The region is extremely rich because of their coal reserves. So they decided to build a new town, roughly 25km away from Ordos’ central district Dongsheng. Cost for this new Kangbashi District was apparently around 150 billion USD(!). Continue reading “Ordos Kangbashi “
There are so many things going on, that I did not have time, to write this longer blog entry. Good that wordpress allows me to date back, so nobody will know that this was posted only in April.
My parents came to visit us in Shanghai and went with us on the big tour of Shanghai and Hong Kong. We had a full program, so here is the summary. Continue reading “Tale of Two Cities”