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... in and don't think I saw it all - my feet got sore and my attention started to wane.
Also went to the Shanghai Museum. Found it a bit sterile but filled a rainy afternoon in. Getting over ancient pottery and porcelain, Chinese ancient paintings, seals, coins and calligraphy etc. of past dynasties.. I think it was the way it was presented though that made it a bit boring.
A few western faces in Shanghai - and lots of Chinese ones. Huge crowds everywhere, but that's ...
... a bent arm.
The village is very Venetian with. It's canals and gondola type vessels we used to travel to different parts of he town. The streets were lined by souvenir shops, beer/coffee/tea cafes and food outlets. The town had a post office with a very interesting museum about the history of postal services in China. The first service was in 1,400BC. There were three rates, gold silver and bronze depending on the speed of delivery required. Gold was for 250kms per day.
... famous Nanjing St pedestrian mall was mind boggling. It is consumerism gone wild, with all of the high end stores that one would see in NYC and hoards of people buying stuff. In the museum, we saw huge displays of jade art, apparel and porcelain, some dating back to BC. Definitely a must see if one goes to Shanghai.
Next we braved the rush hour crowds on the subway to go to the Super Brands Shopping ...
... People kneel on cushions and present offerings of oranges, oils, other fruits, breads, grapes. Outside in this courtyard, more people burn incense while bowing to the compass points. Other people throw coins into the large incense pot. We leave this Buddha and head for the last hall, which houses 500 large bronze cast arhats, who work toward enlightenment. One by one they were enlightened and each holds something in his hand to represent ...
It was another early start to get to the airport as we were leaving Beijing for Shanghai to complete our last leg of our trip around China. The flight with Air China was brilliant, with a huge selection of movies on offer for just an hour and a half flight. This wasn't really long enough to get stuck into a film, however, I (Steph) still attempted it and only just missed the last 10 minutes of Wanderlust as we came in ...