Cachet Boutique Shanghai
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... ancient art has been adopted in the modern era that we are in today. What made this gallery even more incredible was the condition of the pieces. Keep in mind that some pieces were restored, but for the most part, they were in their original shape. Imagine preserving rice paper for thousands of years...heck, my ticket stubs aren't in such pristine condition.
Another gallery that was quite beautiful capturing my interest was the jade room. There were quite a ...
... and pedestrian walks close to the hotel, this fascinating area is home to all the high class brands Guici Armarni etc we were fortunate enough to find some back streets where all types of goods are pedalled. What fun we had bartering with these people the challenge was to see how far they would drop the price. I priced a camera bag in one shop that was according to the sales person a bargain at $250.00 after much haggling I said sorry still too much at $180 ...
... over 300 years ago (which is young in Chinese standards) Shanghai has been known for being modern and cosmopolitan. Therefore, Shanghai has always taken pride in its modern architecture. The Urban Planning Exhibition Hall was pretty neat—there was a giant planning model of the city (one whole floor houses this model) and there was a cool video about the future of Shanghai. Later, we walked around Nanjinglu, which is a major shopping street, and then we walked ...
... in 2005.Shanghai is known as the 'Paris of the East' with the best skyline in Asia, reflecting both Oriental and European influences. In recentyears, a number of modern buildings have been added to the city, such as the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Library, Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Circus City, Shanghai City-Planning Exhibition Hall and Jin Mao ...
I think it will ALL turn out!
No worries. I am leaving today at around noon. Wish I would have more time to put up more photos but I DO have to pack.
We went to a restaurant ("hole" in the wall. Wish I had taken a photo!) They had carmelized sweet potatoes but they were out of them. Too bad. We did have potatoes, ...
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