Grand Central Hotel Shanghai
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The hotel is five star and has 353 rooms and a comprehensive range of luxurious amenities.
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Wednesday 24th June
Our cruise ships was due to arrive in Shanghai, China at 5.00 am, however due to the dense fog the port has been closed to all shipping. Consequently we remained stationary out to sea since midnight. We finally had clearance to enter the Huangpu River around 11am but it still takes around 4 hours to travel up to the …
... calligraphy etc with no context… who used them, what wars were fought… all the interesting stuff was left out. After the museum I took the metro to the newest part of the city, a concrete jungle which boasts some of the tallest buildings in the world (3rd). I took the tourist sightseeing tunnel under the river to the famous Bund on the other side. The tunnel was totally bizarre, with flashing neon lights and music and ...
... in Shanghai without speaking the language even if it is a bit lonely.
A few notes on Shanghai:
1. Drivers don't have to stop when making a right turn on red. Just because you have a walk sign doesn't mean you won't be mowed down in the crosswalk.
2. When the elevator door opens, go in. Don't let the fact that others are trying to get out stop you.
3. The streets are paved with ...
... i wonder where they left their manners.
After the three day holiday, I had to work on the weekend. Here in China you get a holiday and then you get to work on the weekend...interesting? Well the thing is you have to make up the days lost for the holiday. Same, since we have this holiday for national day (from October 1st to October 7th), I have to work this weekend too.
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... years old (and in quite a state of disrepair). We got to watch a drum ceremony as well. After that, we headed over to Prince Gong's mansion. Prince Gong was a favoured price of an emperor (the names run together so much I can not possibly tell you which one) and was given a plaque, in stone, granting him happiness which was signed by the emperor. Apparently, this “happiness” is a big deal as there were many people waiting in line to ...