I thought about traveling somewhere, but figured I would just take the day off to relax, apply for jobs and get some things done. Traveling during holidays can be a pain because there are SO many people everywhere. Running errands around Jinan was a little miserable.
At lunchtime at the local mall I witnessed a bunch of people (all sporting fashionable cowboy hats) and a number of policemen standing outside Haagen-Dazs. I think they were laborers and Haagen-Dazs had some deal where they got free ice cream (about $10--or 6 meals in Chinese money)
Happy Labor Day!
Near another mall there was a huge motorcycle and sport bike/4 wheeler exhibition
The matching family! I see this all the time and it is WAY worse than the matching church family because it is usually tacky T-shirts (as opposed to nice dress up clothes) Still working on getting a better picture.
The little guy is all ready for a new motorcycle
Spotted: a man catching a shady nap (Chinese people can sleep anywhere!)
Also noted--people actually noticed I was taking a picture and walked around me. Something that rarely happens here in China.
Luxury cars and jewelry--hmmm the Chinese symbols of true love (money money money) ;D read my post about Chinese marriages for more info
And finally--I made the poor decision to walk down a popular food street and it was crowded and miserable. I was hoping to grab a bus home but they were all so crowded I ended up making the 2 mile walk home.
Hope the rest of the world (besides America) enjoyed their Labor Day <3