Crowne Plaza Shanghai
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... as though I could travel anywhere without hesitation now (well, almost). No other country in all of our travels has made me more thankful to be an American which is something I never thought I would say about China. We were able to see the authentic China, we had a wonderful tour guide, and we would highly recommend our tour company - Gate 1 Travel. We plan to use them again for a trip ...
... of awards and photos of dairies from the past. There was a lot of items from the Shanghai Dairy Union, antique milk bottles, a capping machine, and old milk cans. Going upstairs, we were greeted by a more interactive part of the museum.
There was a computer where you could follow a cow's digestive tract and see how they turn their feed into milk. You could step on a platform floor that lit up the square you were on, ...
... indifference. Today we sat in an almost Ricks café of the Orient 2nd floor restaurant, smoke filled and staff asleep on the tables in the back. Although the food was good, it was a blast from the past.
We strolled on along Nanjing Road in the mass of humanity. Mostly Asian with the occasional westerner bobbing above them. The Chinese have grown taller and heavier in the last 35 years. Car horns were blaring and ...
... home is relatively easy. So I guess it's really true what the proverbial "they" say...you never know what you had until it's gone. Okay, that sounded a little "My goldfish just died" but you get the idea.
So what am I missing from life in the Mitten? I am glad you asked...even though most of you reading this may laugh in a pitying, yet understanding way when I share my ever growing list of things. Let's just get straight ...
... park) and walk to the temple from there. the map I've gots not the greatest so it took a bit of thought getting to it. Along the way crossed a river, wandered passed some tall buildings and through what looked like the suburbs of the city.
In this temple once again lots of people praying but also a number of tours groups. Both chinese and western. Found that some sort of service was also going on since the main temple was full of people and the monks were chanting.