Hotel Equatorial Shanghai
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Arrived late to a friendly welcome & upgrade
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We arrived at the airport too late for the warp speed train. Which is probably for the best as we didn't actually know where it went. We're starting to get more confident in China and go for the night bus. We found the hotel ok and arrived at 11pm. I must have looked shattered as we got upgraded to a suite. We didn't even try, think she felt sorry …
... Shanghai is one of China's biggest cities with a population of 23 million people, which is approximately a third of the UK's population. There is no mistaking that it is a vibrant city with a skyline to rival London, New York and in fact any city in the world. Sky scrapers in the Pudong area provide iconic viewpoints across the city for miles. Shanghai feels very different to Beijing, more international, young and open to a more modern way of life. I could feel it in my bones ...
The morning time today was for packing and working on our papers. In the afternoon, we got on a bus with all of our luggage and went to a silk factory to see how silk was made. I actually got to touch a silk worm and help stretch one I the layers which was pretty cool. After, we got back in the bus and drive for a little under two hours to get to Shanghai. We checked into our rooms and then ...
... Then it was off to see the Chinese Era circus, a group of skilled acrobats. As if the acrobats weren't clever enough, seeing the motorbikes in a 6 metre steel sphere took our breaths away. At first there were only two but then there were eight. A-mazing!! Don't try this one at home Paul.
Taxis are cheap as chips and welcome relief to take the weight off. Tomorrow is another huge day with Miki taking us to a water town. Time for some much needed ...
... English skills, especially the children, who run up to us and say “hello” to the embarrassment of their parents.
We have been exploring the city with no real time schedule or agenda, and the exchange rate has allowed us to take full advantage of what Shanghai has to offer. We are in a 5 star hotel for a mere $68 a night, a rare treat on such long trips. Brianne especially loves the robes and slippers! Today, we visited the ...