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Confucius Says
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Near Tai’an and Mt. Taishan is Qu’fu, where Confucius made his home. (“near” meaning about an hour’s drive away) We visited Confucius’ house and temple, and also visited the grounds where he and his family are all buried. Tai’an is smaller than Xi’an or Beijing, but it still feels like a city. Qu’fu is even smaller than Tai’an, however, and it definitely had a grungier,...

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Mountain Climber
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Today was our climb of Mount Taishan, and it was just… NUTS. I took more than a few photos, too, but they’ll come later. I’m pooped beyond all description right now, and video sums up this experience more quickly than my textual blathering. 🙂 These clips are thanks to my Dad, for giving me a super-easy-to-carry FlipVideo camera a few Christmases ago. I highly...

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