Crowne Plaza Shanghai
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... way we passed a shop selling all sorts of wooden objects and Angela bought a small carved stand for the terracotta warrior we'd bought in Xi'an. There was lots of beautiful furniture and items such as jewellery boxes.
Our route took us back to Nanjing Road, from where we caught the underground for another visit to the Yuyuan Gardens area, to make up for our rather rushed visit with APT. The underground system was new to us but seemed very efficient, similar to those in ...
... we were flying etc (as you do at my age). On the way home we faced death twice by catching a taxi to pick up the garments we got made. Two near head on collisions and a couple of side swipes certainly got the blood pressure up and I was searching for where the airbags were hidden. The taxi driver had no English (which is the norm considering we are in China not Australia) but was wanting to know where we were from. No matter how hard we tried to explain ...
... but we saw the subway down there with us... it is a warren of individual shops .. some duplicated by same retailer in different areas, selling mainly clothing/ footwear/ bags/ accessories and tailors.. Bargaining a good price is expected.. start at 750 yuan($125) and walk out paying 50 yuan($8) is not uncommon.. really it depends on how much you really want the item and are willing to pay.. It is not uncommon to hear the ...
... by the horns.
Karaoke was just down the street. We stopped at the convenience store and I picked myself up a 4 quai beer to keep the party rolling. The party was already rolling pretty hard, but I wasn’t in a right state of mind and just drank it.
We got to the karaoke room and everybody started singing and having a blast. They had songs I knew, like ones from Lion King, Bob Marley, and Sexy Back by Justin Timberlake. Those were the ones that I sang. As ...
... around eighty years old. The age of the musicians is the gimmick, as the quality of the tunes is not that great. You can hear that the age gets in to it, and the youngest member of the band, in his early sixties, has to keep the group going with his trumpet play. Nevertheless it is a great night out, and we have a nice table in the back of the small bar. We ordered a bottle of wine, sit back and enjoy the over aged tunes. We even manage to get in ...
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