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... canal the longest man made canal in the world, (1900km), hand dug by millions of people through forced labour some 15 hundred years ago it stretches all the way to Beijing.
At the end of the boat trip we walked over one of the many narrow bridges and then a long walk through the congested vibrant market. Lots of fresh food, really fresh, still alive.
... return to the city. The next stop was a visit to one of the city's hidden gems - the lesser known Propaganda Poster Art Centre. Tucked away in the basement of an unassuming residential apartment block, we found a unique private collection of original propaganda posters and artwork dating from 1940's to 1970's. The collection provided an insight into the tumultuous history of the Cultural Revolution period and featured several ...
... censorship...watching BBC world news (as you do in hotel rooms) and a report comes on about the death of journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts. In the middle of the report the words 'her coverage of repression in China' coupled with pictures of men being led away by soldiers. This was all that was shown (about 2seconds) before the TV went blank!!!!! 30 seconds later the TV came back on further into the report with no more mention of China. We were really shocked ...
... phone so all and all it wasn’t too bad.
By the time we got into Shanghai it was about 7pm but we still had to ride 40minutes on the subway back to our hostel, which was definitely not as good as the bullet train as we were all really tired and hungry. Safe to say when we finally stepped off the subway I was very happy to no be on a train anymore.
As it was Katrin and I’s last night in Shanghai, we decided to go out for dinner despite all being ...
... of the trip.
At lunch time we will have completed exactly 7.5 days and will have only 7.5 to go.
Looking forward to it!
For any of you that don't know, this song is referenced heavily in "Walter Mitty" so I thought it was appropriate.
Also, I didn't take any pictures today, so here's one Alex took of my 5 mins ago.
Thanks for reading, Mom!
David Bowie- Space Oddity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcyuKUt ...