Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... down in a beautiful restaurant and talked for a little bit before getting food from the buffet. Maggie is a former HHS student who indirectly works for Mr. Beal, Vera works for Howard and is an architect, Ms. Wong owns the pottery factory we will visit tomorrow, and Mr. Wolf is Howard's boss. They were all such lovely people; especially Mr. Beal who is as wonderful and kind as people say he is. We all really enjoyed the evening and I loved getting to meet the man who made this trip ...
... I also got another pair of earrings. I also got a touristy picture and a cup of heaven (aka a smoothie). That smoothie might have saved my sanity. I won't go all out and say life, but something was surely saved. We initially came in a boat from the drop-off point with Jacqueline/Avani/Katie but we got separated because of differences in shopping speeds and styles. There is a ...
... a stand full of stuff he would end up carrying.
After this we decided to take a stroll through People's Park which is bang in the centre of the city, but this proved to be harder than it sounds due to the sheer amount of Chinese people all on their hols at the same time!
Next stop was a walk down Nainjing Road a famous shopping street to The Bund. Now we thought that the park was busy until we arrived at the shopping street! Crazy ...
Our few days in Shanghai were great! After a not such a great start, I was actually a little sad to leave shanghai! We finally arrived after a slightly delayed flight (on a very budget airline) to find that the best way into the city was the subway. I couldn't imagine going through the crazy busy subway with my very heavy backpack! But I soldiered on and surprise surprise, I was tired before even getting on the train! After what seemed like a very long journey we ...
... for the entire summer, some for only a few weeks. Either way, one by one, I will have to say "goodbye" and "best wishes." I'm getting a little misty right now... I need to stop!
To lighten the mood, I will say that right now, as I have been typing this, Jamie and I have been listening to the neighbor upstairs playing Justin Beiber songs on the piano, specifically "Baby." Usually, they play some beautiful Beethoven or Pachabel... but today, Beiber. Why? It's China.
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