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A Trip to the Gold Province in China 2012 - Jiaodong Peninsula


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Roberto Weinberg



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These photos were taken at Laizhou town and gold mining region in the Yantai Prefecture, Shandong Province, and a few photos are from Beijing.


Laizhou Town


New Century Hotel Park
New Century Hotel Park in frong in early April
corner shop transportation
Corner shop Old man at work
winter morning tai chi
Wintery morning in Laizhou
winter morning hazy morning
Tai Chi Hazy morning
Fracturing, Granite Alteration Fracturing, Granite Alteration
Spring fields Van Gogh
sun set sun set
Vivid hazy sunsets in Laizhou


Beijing: Architecture


corner shop transportation
Geosciences Corner shop




Jiu Qu Mine Jiu Qu Mine
Jiu Qu Mine Jiu Qu Mine
Jiu Qu Mine We visited a number of mine quarters in the Jiaodong Peninsulas. All of them had office quarters which seemed essentially empty. Corridors of offices, meeting rooms, and dining rooms unused. In The Economist of April 2012 there was a discussion about over-investment in China, particularly in fixed-asset capital, and there it is.
Jiu Qu Mine