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Images from Qingdao: View from the sea

'The Muzu (Goddess of the Sea) with a city being built behind her.'    © Richard Gladwell    Click Here to view large photo

There is a lot of misunderstanding about China, particularly if your views are formed on the basis of TV news. The giant nation is undergoing a tremendous change as it both seeks to retain its own culture and identity and embrace, or rather shake hands, with the West.

On the Chinese mainland it is often difficult to gain an overall impression of this growth - it is really when you are at sea that the true magnitude of the development strikes home.

Here we present a galley of images which maybe demonstrate the old and the new China.

Fushan Bay Coast with a new city being built behind -  © Richard Gladwell?nid=48471   Click Here to view large photo






Qingdao street looks very western -  © Richard Gladwell?nid=48471   Click Here to view large photo



A roadside cookhouse/van shuts very quickly when they see our cameras in Qingdao -  © Richard Gladwell?nid=48471   Click Here to view large photo



View from behind of the large towers that dot the Qingdao and surrounding coastal skyline. -  © Richard Gladwell?nid=48471   Click Here to view large photo



Media boat off Eastern Qingdao on a clear day -  © Richard Gladwell?nid=48471   Click Here to view large photo



Downtown Qingdao - with still more towers under construction -  © Richard Gladwell?nid=48471   Click Here to view large photo



Seaside apartments which form the fist wall of residence on all the coastal land. -  © Richard Gladwell?nid=48471   Click Here to view large photo















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