Golden Island Hotel Shanghai
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... God of Literature. From there we walked down Old Street, known for its vendors and Mao-era keepsakes. And we finished our Old Town visit with a trip to the Huxinting Teahouse, which is historic and one of the most famous teahouses in all of China. The building sits in the middle of a small pond, and the zigzags in the approaching bridges are designed to prevent evil spirits, who can only travel in straight lines.
After Nanshi, we headed to a river cruise along the ...
... we headed to the old Chinese Quarter - 1st stop was Yuyuan Garden. We walked through the gardens - it was really peaceful in the middle of a very busy, crowded and noisy part of the city. We came across an interesting Sign as we walked through the garden.
It said 'Tower of Containing Watery Jade' Hmmm! Wonder what that is....it is the sign for the Toilet! Proves ...
... work the weekend! So this holiday was for Labour day on the Wednesday, but the Chinese worked the Saturday & Sunday, for the Mon / Tues / Weds off, actually only benefitting from one day holiday. Luckily working for a British company, they don’t make us work the weekends. Saying that, we both had stuff on the go which we worked on at home anyway. Labour day is celebrated here on 1st May, unlike the UK where it’s the first Monday in May, ...
... meeting us at the hotel in China. I wish they were with us, but Beth's my roomie so we'll catch up when we get there. As is typical, Greg found a lone female. He's gay so he can always find women who know he's "safe" for them to talk to. She was his seat neighbor joined in on the antics and she was really interesting to talk to so we kind of adopted her into our group for the flight. She's travelling to China on business as she does every month. We met some really neat people ...
... tat, and a ton of Baskin Robbins, Dairy Queen, McDonalds and KFC - quite disappointing really. However, thanks to a little hard bargaining (mainly from Margrethe ha ha) I am now the proud owner of a Chairman Mao cap. Between that and having the beard, anyone would think I was a resident of Chorlton-cum-hardy! It was getting late and it had been so hot we were both feeling a little burnt by the sun, so we headed back for steamed dumplings (gorgeous) and some aubergine and mince dish (not ...