Holiday Inn Vista Shanghai
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... to catch the train and waiting for the next one to arrive! However, it was a worthwhile experience having done the trip.
We were staying in the Fairmont Peace Hotel on the Bund - one of the landmark buildings in Shanghai and familiar to Angela and me from our time in Shanghai in the 1980s. The hotel has retained a lot of the British colonial feel despite several renovations over the years and is very ...
... in the UK) is a senior performance engineer for Mercedes, and works for Lewis Hamilton. So when you see the race on the TV and hear the team radio, it’s him talking to Lewis. He’s worked with Jaques Villeneve when he was champion in 1997, as well as David Coulthard, Nico Rosberg, Takuma Sato and last year was Michael Schumacher’s race engineer (that’s quite a good CV huh!!). I hadn’t seen him for years, but Stephen put us in ...
... of those people were foreigners just like us. Sometimes the guys and I like to play a game to see who can spot the most “white people”, but in Shanghai it wasn't even fun because there were so many! We were also picking out girls for Joey, because he has a liking for the Asian girls. He's too quiet to actually talk to anyone though, that hai xiu nan（害羞男: very shy boy)!
Hellooo from China! It's been an odd week here - full of surprises, massive boredom, sickness, fun, and more boredom.
First off, visiting the World Expo last Monday was absolutely fantastic. I waited until Monday due to Jenny’s warning that the weekend of October 22nd might be insanely crowded, and she was correct, as apparently that Saturday and Sunday topped all previous weekends’ attendance records. The place was absolutely dead on Monday, and ...
... as the crowds weren't nearly as bad the day we went. I heard that the first two days of the Expo's opening saw something like 300,000 visitors/day.
Just a few quick notes on visiting the Expo:
It's BIG. It spans both sides of the Huangpu river, with the Pudong (east) side being the largest/main area. There's multiple Expo bus lines running throughout the site to take you from one point to another. Walking the entire area is ...
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