Hengshan Picardie Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... br> It reminds me of my accounting days, when I had the privilege to visit many manufacturing sites, and see them from the inside.
Here circuit boards are produced in various steps. The main difference with the West is the obvious lower cost of labor. Every product is tested and packed by hand. Screws on the boards are glued by hand. I am afraid my mind would drift if I had to do it 8 hours a day.
In the evening we are taken to the Bund (downtown) for ...
... read 11.1. My meter had been accurate when we tested it back at South Lake Hospital. I wasn’t sure which to believe, but either way I was good for at least one more week. I finished up all my laundry from the week in Beijing and waited for Renee to come home from work so we could go to dinner.
We ate in the Blue Frog restaurant in the mall, where we feasted on American style burgers, fries and beer. After dinner we ...
... nearby such as Suzhou, although we knew we were missing a nice town with canals (another Venice?). We have enjoyed a totally urban lifestyle, going to nice restaurants, walking on the beautiful streets of the old restored French Concession, now turned into a "theme park" with creative restaurants and international luxury shops. I believe we saw more luxury cars in Shanghai than in Switzerland, including some Ferraris. There are ...
... laundry for the entire group. This was not possible as I learned, if the manager of the restaurant did this then other areas of the hotel would find out about "the fly" incident. They then countered with a fruit platter, which I countered with a desert platter...pausing for a minute and then asking for a full cake. The manager looked at me with a reluctant "really" type face....and then acquiesced to my demands. Room service would bring the cake at 9 PM. And ...
Shanghai is big and we have had work to do over these past 2 days: (1) Negotiating a route with the Philippines Embassy officials to giving us a 59 day business visa, and (2) getting around Shanghai and see what it's all about. Philippines consulate - not as easy as we first thought. They didn't really want to give the business visa to us and they couldn't understand why we didn't go for the 3 week tourist one we were entitled to. Explanations ...