Howard Johnson Business Club Hotel Shanghai
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Yesterday was our first day in Shanghai after an absolutely wonderful, and much needed, deep night of sleep. We started it off bright and early by visiting a local boarding school. It was really interesting to see how these kids work. Some were about 12 years old and they already were some extremely gifted artists and musicians. I mean really, I'm talking the Last Supper and t Beethoven's fifth quality! It blew my ...
... and customs… all of which I glided through without incident. I was expecting somewhat more pleasant weather after moving almost 2000km north but I had no such luck it was as hot and humid as ever. I navigated my way to the metro stop near the hostel I had booked with relative ease although it was certainly not as western friendly as Hong Kong. Metro security was also tight with sniffer dogs everywhere and x-ray scans of all luggage at ...
... no wind (at ground level), but you can feel the building moving every so slightly, a little like the huge ferry I went from Sweden to Finland on. Amazingly, that, the taxi and subway rides, and more walking was all I managed before I headed back to the hotel to get my luggage.
The connection to Hongqiao Airport is great (the subway is all under ground), and drops you right in the terminal. ...
... in the last nail.
Today is National Day. The fireworks started at breakfast, hardly visible, but very noisy. Because of the expected crowds everywhere there is a transportation advisory. That means that some subway stations and bus routes are closed so today will be an adventure in finding our way around without getting hit by fireworks!
Tomorrow we are off to Korea. ...
... the n "Wo yao yi ge pijiu" popped up! (I want one beer)
Great!! Not that phrase..
They just looked at me funny then laughed and hopefully thought I was trying to say "I enjoy beer" or something similar.
Finally I was out of the room and back with the rest...
Not too bad.
After talking to the rest I realized some of them were unable to recognize several of the characters so I was a bit more at ease.
Following the test; ...