a visit to Weifang
January 2006 ...
We arrived the next morning just after breakfast and were greeted by Yves and Colette. Colette is Nicky's sister --- and our hosts live in Shanghai not very far away from Hong Qiao airport ---
from left to right: Nicky, Leopold, Colette and Yves ---
--- the city of Shanghai ---
--- two days later, we all took a plane for Quindao ---
Mr. Sui Shude and his chauffeur were waiting for us at the airport ---
We went to Weifang via a modern brand new express highway --- passing by villages --- and fields of young trees ---
First of all, we had a welcome lunch ---
from left to right: ---the chauffeur, Nicky, Mr. Shude's assisstant, Mr. Sui Shude, Yves and Colette ---
... excellent "Tsing-Tao" beer and no left-overs thanks to the "Doggy-Bag" technique ...
--- after this excellent meal, we registered at the Hotel ---
--- the afternoon was just begining ---
From the car window: (picture above) The Government Building. Mr. Sui Shude's office is on the 14th floor ---
--- we went through Weifang city ---
direction: --- to the Weifang Kite fabric ---