Crowne Plaza Hotel
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Between 1405 and 1433, during the Ming era, Chinese Admiral Zheng He,
who was also the court eunuch, commanded seven expeditionary voyages as
far away as East Africa and Middle East. These expeditions, known in
Chinese history as the treasure voyages, consisted ...
... where we had to pause for pictures with a princess. Our last stop was on the way to the train station in the Confucius Temple area. There is a temple there but also an area set up like YuYuan here in Shanghai. The buildings are supposed to look old style and have shops and restaurants in them. The actual temple is along a little creek with boats for cruises. Across the water were 2 dragons in lights and all of the boats had lights ...
The 100 Day Celebration is a big milestone day in China and we felt
privileged to be invited to join in the celebrations for our friends,
Thomas and Misa's son, Zhang Mo. Lots of fun watching the festivities which
included a huge meal,a packet of cigarettes for every guest(!), lots of
... group photo sessions, it actually turned out to be quite interesting.
We can now paint peonies, perform tai chi, find the 10 pressure points for acupuncture and say hello and thank you in mandarin! Not sure which 5 year plan was responsible but the resourcing of the university was amazing. Rooms full of pianos with lessons conducted with computers; purpose built tai chi rooms with mirrored walls and barres (of the dance variety!) not to mention ...
... however this museum seemed a little too much like a rallying cry to the Chinese in a PR war against the Japanese. Much of the information referred to China being aware of its enemies in the future and not forgetting what had been done to them in the past. It was hard to not come out of the museum and not feel hatred for the Japanese (which ironically this week has just been named as a potential UNESCO site for the archives held in the place which has ...