Crowne Plaza Century Park Shanghai
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... joining them in classes through the week as well.
In the afternoon, the girls dressed in their best, excited for their meeting with Sue Christopher (Executive Director of International Education DEECD, Australia) which was to take place in the host schools formal meeting room. It was a meeting to discuss their Chinese Immersion experiences so far. Sue very happy to see our girl’s smiles, and listen to their tales of ...
... difficulty (especially as the ticket officer is completely non-English speaking) as most tickets are booked out during this time of year. We have a 10hr trip on a hard seater to look forward to as a result! We challenge the heat once again and travel to Qibao, a water town about 40mins from the centre of town. Once we arrive we see an area with small traditional Chinese streets made up of small stalls. The area is quite picturesque with its river canals ...
... the last 200 years or so and then floors 3 to 5 showed you the future landscape of Shanghai.
There's a huge scale model of the entire downtown area and it showed exactly what Shanghai will look like right up to 2020 including all approved buildings! They also had lots of interactive areas that could keep you entertained for hours! The Chinese never miss an opportunity to sell you stuff and more often than not Ross would be seen prying Sonya ...
... we had a mango slush from a place called coco and this was perfect In the intense heat! We then headed to the bund and took the ferry across to the other side. There wasnt much to do there other than shopping mall and some restaurants so we didnt stay very long. In the evening we went down nanjing road which is the main busy road in shanghai. Loads of shops and restaurants there and it's also very busy! We went to a veggie restaurant called 'gon de lin' on nanjing ...
... tea/juice/thing made with persimmons and some other fruits and big sugar rocks. It was sooooo yummy! We didn't get to try the fried bread, and that was partly because we get fried bread all the time in Shanghai. It's probably different, but we were just kind of tired at this point, so we went home and quickly fell asleep.
The next day was the day of the Terra Cotta Warriors! We woke up and talked to the lovely little "international concierge" downstairs about using the ...
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