Tuesday, July 24, 2007

it was once sunny

Qingdao, Northern China

To remind myself that at one point this summer it was sunny I'm posting some pictures of the beach at Qingdao from May. Some classic Chinese seaside sights here;
  • no sunbathing instead there's umbrellas and full clothing
    (women prefer pale skin to tanned)
  • only men in the sea
  • and no one's actually swimming, mostly there's only degrees of paddling

And you are never far from a bike, even at sea. Above, bike-pedaloes.

But don't despair if you're planning a global ad campaign about beaches - some things at the seaside are the same all over the world, like kitschy shell-based ornaments:


Ed Warren said...

Hi Sarah,

I work at Mother with Dylan Williams who I think has picked your brains on China before, and there's some middle-kingdom related questions that I'd like to ask you.

If you get a moment could you drop me your contact details to edw@motherlondon.com

Cheers, and I hope to speak to you soon.


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