La Casa Hotel
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... eggs, adorned the busy streets. And before they knew it, time had quickly passed, farewells were bid, and Mr Crowe leaves Dr Zee with a parting gift for herself and our girls.
Armed with the surprise goodies from Mr Crowe, and a small bunch of bananas (when I say small…I mean ‘small’…barely larger than ones fingers) Dr Zee excitedly rushes back to her girls. Eager to reward the girls, she dashes into their individual rooms ...
... got upgraded to a private room (winning)!
That night we walked down East Nanjing road where we were faced with mall after mall after mall. The road is literally one giant mall. How they manage to stay competitive, sell and stay open is amazing but then I guess with a population of 24 million it mustn't be so hard. The streets are filled and the night feels alive with dancing on the streets, exercising, lit up signs, food stalls...the list goes on. ...
... Year last for 15 days so only another week of this madness!
After nearly 4 weeks of snow and sub-zero conditions we arrived in Shanghai to a rather barmy 8c! It's true that you get used to the cold as we are stripping off after leaving the freezer of Siberia. We have seen other Western people here who are wrapped up and bracing themselves for the worst.
Ross has always said that he wanted to see Shanghai. Sonya ...
... iron shacks. The crippled beggar on the subway sits next to a teenager with a shiny new Ipad 2. This is a country where the old is in violent confrontation with the new, the past struggling against modernity.
China may have some dirt problems, but considering what a forward thinking and quickly advancing nation this is, I think we can forgive them, and can anticipate a cleaner, more developed country in the future. And hell, you never know, rat may taste better than beef ...
... walking was really doing a number on Jamie's body and on my short-fused temper. So... that started to get interesting... until we decided to go down a random alley. And, tah-dah! Our hotel! It was on a street that was literally called "East Avenue #2." I don't even understand. It was an alley. Really.
Once we made it into our hotel and got into our room, it became clear that using the bathroom would be... not that private. The walls of our bathroom, located conveniently ...
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