Shanghai Hong Gang Hotel
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... French and British and built on the back of Opium in the mid 19th century, it has ballooned into a city of 20 million with the city growing upwards rather than outwards. A trip up the Pearl tower is great way to put the size and height of the city into perspective. The views from the 351 metre observation deck are spectacular and at a lower platform at 280 metres, there is an adrenalin fuelled glass floor platform. Whilst I'm not scared of heights, I did **** my ...
... br> 11pm, and went to the Marriott Central for cocktails first. We were
taking photos in the lounge bar when a lovely lady asked if we wanted
one taken together. She had recognised Will's accent and she and her
husband were from Scotland. They introduced themselves as Robin and
Jacqui and invited us to join them for drinks. Robin is the CEO ...
... it's very distracting, they leave early and are on their phones!) We see jumping through hoops, lots of juggling, balancing and jumping on stilts, trampolining and the finale was seven motorbikes in a globe, going round and round - amazing. It was a real sound and light experience. There was also a ring leader type person who loved to throw pots and catch them, that was quite funny.
Another full day, Mark and I don't learn and ...
... out of the station and gave the locals a little entertainment which I also found quite funny. We got on a hop on hop off bus and toured the sites of Shanghai. We realised that Shanghai doesn't have much to offer from what we saw the other day, but it was nice to sit in the bus and watch the world go by. We walked down the shopping street which is massive. We headed into this food hall and had a look around. Found a few stalls which you need to stay clear of as ...
... Temple. Out front of the temple you are bombarded by beggars with various illnesses, disabilities or sick children in their arms - it's heartbreaking to see. What was interesting (though I wasn't entirely surprised because I know it is the case in other countries) was what Marie-Lucie told us the night before, that most beggars are under the "protection" of gangs. The money they get from begging goes to the gang and in exchange they get food/protection etc. I ...