DoubleTree by Hilton Shanghai Pudong
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... and to our amazement Mum,Gran and lad went to sleep and it was only 9 O'Clock. We sat up reading our kindles for a bit and then dozed off.
Heres the best of it.
5am and they were sitting upright on their bottom bunk having breakfast. Couldn't believe it. Now I know I sound a bit like Victor. But come on. 5 in the morning.
Having listened to the Mum and Gran snoring for China all night. Then woken up by a family breakfast.
It was a ...
... of energy at the (rather gentlemanly) hour of 0900. He spends most of his morning drinking copious amounts of coffee and waiting for his friends, then he and his friends head into the busy world of Shanghai for the much needed peace and quiet of Shanghai’s largest aquarium.
Hosting the world’s longest underwater tunnel and housing everything from sharks, turtles and jellyfish to penguins and seals, the Shanghai Aquarium is pretty damn amazing and ...
... through the winds of the present. Again I couldn’t help but wonder about these people. What had they seen in their many years of life, what did they think of all the changes their country had experienced, how long would music like this be played in the parks? If I returned in 10 years, would the whispers be gone? Would the culture be lost? It made me shiver to think of such an incredible 6000 year history being snuffed out, to think of these men and women as the last sages of ...
Time has come to say goodbye to Shanghai. It has been 8 months since my last travelpod entry - sorry for slacking off a bit but I never quiet was in the mood of writing. I guess one can call it continuous writers block. So, what has happened over the past 8 months? One thing is sure, my learning curve saw a steady increase from September to April; I taught college level students which meant spending lots ...
... and jasmine tea for breakfast, smog, sculptures from BC
times, trees next to skyscrapers, people spit at us, a guy warn me my
laces were untied by wolf-whistling, another guy almost start crying
because we left a tip (he gave it back), Sara almost start crying when
she saw a Coldstone Ice Cream shop (I swear she ran towards me with joy - take her to China and that's what makes her happiest....)....It's all
surreal but amazing and every thing I see makes me more ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDoubleTree by Hilton Shanghai Pudong
I stayed here on a complementary voucher due to a flight cancellation, but I feel so privileged to have stayed here! Every single aspect of this hotel is flawless. If you ever get the chance to stay here, it is very much worth the price!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.