Crowne Plaza Shanghai Pudong
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... her team came down to the lobby and all the proper introductions were made before we headed down to the waiting van. I didn’t realize it until later but the van and driver were in the employ of the vice president that took us to dinner. All we knew about dinner is that there would be lamb. Renee and I figured anything with lamb couldn’t be too bad as it is one of our favorite things. We really had no idea what we were getting into.
... my eyes closed the whole time.)
Back to the lanscape.... There is the old, Very old (ruins/part ruins), the new, and very new and everything inbetween, wether it be houses, factories or stadiums. Huge concrete slabs waiting to have the multi story flats built. Huge road works building massive bridges and freeways and then farm lands with the plots very presice as if they had been drawn by an architect.
The hills reminded me of ...
... Malachi, and Jake would all return home. They gave us a very slight warning of this and then whoosh, they were gone. That came as a blessing, and that’s when the night really started.
Once they had left, though I felt bad Malachi, Jake, and Shaka had joined Adam, things picked up. I drank Jake’s beer before he departed as well, and we headed over to a bar named Zapata’s. There we found a lively crowd and a bar that we could dance on. The ...
... slowed us down a little, but the entire meal still lasted THREE hours. We had a lot of fun talking and eating and left the restaurant very tired and very full. We got back to Karsten’s place and passed out right away. We had an early flight out of Shanghai in the morning. Our time in Shanghai was short but sweet. We got to catch up with the German side of Lew’s family and had great successes with our first two experiences ...
... hit the wrong area of town as it was like the last Monday night, before payday, during a Depression. Good group on the tour and again, the real winner of the night was alcohol.
Interesting city - great shopping markets and lifestyle if you're one of the many international bankers here, but was the most expensive city I've hit since leaving London. Skyline aside it's not a patch on Beijing for atmosphere, attractions, hospitality, dining. ...