Donghu Hotel (Donghu Road)
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
We're flying to Bucarest, Romania, with a stop-over in Shanghai, then via Paris. The first two legs are with China Eastern Airlines, and the last leg is with Air France. We're spending ten days exploring Romania (one of the few European countries we haven't visited), then meeting up with friends in Split, and spending 10 days or so sailing around …
After the horrific experience of the ************* the sleeper train from Beijing to Xi'an we were determined we would make sure we had a bed for the train from Xi'an to Shanghai. We settled into the cramped top bunks of a 6-sleeper compartment and managed to get some sleep en route. We brought the miserable weather with us and for the first day …
... hotel has received our train tickets for Nanning to Hanoi and our bullet train on Wednesday to Hangzhou but our tickets from Shanghai to Hong Kong on Friday are yet to turn up. We will give them today, after all it is early. After a feast of dumplings from Mr. Yang (which are a mine of delicious pork juice on eating and I am almost covered.......this dumpling eating requires some skill) we stroll down the main ...
... when they are cracked open are black on the inside and then there is the ones that really confuse me, there are eggs covered in mud, thick brown sticky mud and that's how you buy them, not washed but caked in mud. When I try to imagine why they are like that or what you would do with them my mind is blank, I just don't get it.
Yesterday we went to the brilliantly named " Number One Food Store" which is a huge 4 story department store devoted to food there is lots that can be ...
... the time I squeezed through and got to the bar, the barmen were waving their arms announcing that the open bar had now ended. Fail.
The strangest people seemed to be in that club that night, a drunk Chinese man kept shouting at the top of his voice, then grin wildly and totter off to shout at someone else on the dance floor. There was a –somewhat older- English lady who asked us ‘ladies may I please dance with you, I love this song’ and then did just ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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