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The Grand Tour II-7: Turquoise Isle / Grüne Insel… Tsingtao (青島)

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Tsingtao (known as “Qingdao” today) is a rarity in the history of colonialism – in that it was a German colony. The Germans came late in the colonial game (in the 1890s); and they established a scattering of colonies in … Continue reading

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