Hong Lou Hotel
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... Coke, egg salad sandwiches and kit kats, amongst the Chinese offerings. Our flight is of course delayed by at least two hours, but China has taught us to expect that. Tonight we stay over in Nagoya and plan to catch an early bullet train to Kyoto in the morning. Looking forward to the next phase of our trip. Sending love from the Shanghai airport. Thanks again for the comments. They warm our hearts as we begin to yearn for the creature comforts of ...
... new friends setting up their tables and food out on the pavement, so we moved outside and had a fabulous evening watching the world go by and exploring the stalls. The stall right in front of the restaurant was selling scorpions, spiders, centipedes and snakes - my first sight of exotic food in China!
A really lovely afternoon and evening!
... street a bit and met some lovely stray dogs that weren't poodles like most of the dogs here and stopped in a store where a lady asked if we were Russian. We look Russian. (The Russian thing mainly happens to me in Hangzhou, Shanghai is international enough people have seen plenty of blonde and red haired Americans.) we also stopped at Dan's favorite noodle people. They are from Mao Zedong's hometown, Shaoshan in Hunan, and make some delicious spicy noodles! Hooray for ...
We were picked up by our guide for lunch, who took us to a very nice restaurant. The food was divine. We had a local pork dish, home-made tofu in chilli, an aromatic fried rice, and veg. This was followed by peanut ice-cream, which was not too sweet and quite refreshing. If nothing else the trip to China has been well worth it for the food.
After lunch we briefly stopped at the 1000 ...
... spoke English. As you do in these situations, the few Westerners set up a small communication network and shared any snippets of information we were able to glean from various sources. Apparently the Chinese also had no idea what was happening so we just stayed alert to ensure we didn't miss the gate. Luckily there was a break in the weather and we made it on to the plane. Ultimately the wait wasn't that bad but of course it was very boring.