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Happy New Year Everyone!
It is high time that we contribute to our travel blog and prove that we are still alive and kickin' here in Shanghai!
We had a break from Asia for about 5 weeks as we headed home to NH for the holidays. We were able to spend some time with our boys, our friends and spent a quick weekend in Hamilton with our families. It was so wonderful to see everyone again.
We were back in Shanghai January 10th and have been busy ever ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... being built way out of towns, taking a train is not much better than taking a plane. We took the subway from the station to the main train station, which has plenty around it, and got a hotel room nearby. It was a waste of money, of time, and patience. And we're only here because we couldn't get a direct train to Beijing.
... possible! They had Pizza Hut, McDonald's, Burger King and a Chinese fast food place, Kung Fu. I successfully found Subway and ordered a sub! I also made friends with the Subway employees. I caught a bus that I thought would take me back to the hotel but it turns out some of the 850 buses just circle West Lake so I had to get off at the same stop I used to get to West Lake. While I was walking to another bus stop a South African couple passed me and asked ...
... from the tap water we've been boiling, so we've been collecting plastic bottles to fill up when we visit again.
We discovered it one morning when we got up at 5, and decided to head out to West Lake for some exercise before going to the office. We went to a less visited part of the lake, where a labyrinth of trails, ponds, and pathways beckoned.
On the rainy morning, it was a fairyland, with mists being blown across the fish pools. At every turn, new ...