Crowne Plaza Hotel Lake Malaren
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Our first outing into the city by ourselves has been a success. The Expat Show was on this weekend, so thought it was a good opportunity to see what's out there for us. It was great. First stall, the guy gave us maps, metro guide, books about Shanghai and tours to the surrounding areas. From there it was Chinese language school, online food shops with western food, restaurants that may be tucked away and you would walk past if you didn't know they were there, ...
... to get everyone more in the mood.
After that we went to a southwest themed bar, yes southwest themed in the middle of China, and got free margaritas. That's right, with no cover they were handing out free drinks to all of the ladies in the house, and all the men got free beer.
All I can say, is that it was a fun last night in Shanghai :)
We had to exchange our money and then we headed to the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum on the subway. It wasn't so bad
The museum ...
... time. Going to miss the freebies, writing and chatting to random people under the guise of research! Also, got a hug from the Ayi (sort of housekeeper in China?) which made me really happy. She’s a really sweet old Chinese lady who doesn’t speak a word of English and since I don’t speak a word of Shanghainese our conversations are limited to hello and thank you and her bringing me a glass of water when I threw up. Well, some relationships scoff in the face of the language ...
... in Shanghai, and it has been here for close to two hundred years. The gates were locked so we couldn't go inside, but I think it is still a school because there was a sign next to it with a new name that wasn't on the sign. It looked European in design, and was quite beautiful. After looking at the school, we saw there was a park nearby but I was hungry and probably dehydrated so I said I couldn't go. We had to find something to eat. We realized we don't know ...