Travel Blogs from Taicang
... We chose to eat Mexican BBQ Lays crisps and some white chocolate Pockys. (We took some big Thornton chocolates as a gift for them, but I wonder if they already had too many sweet snacks as it was!) Dinner Food: strawberries, sweet beef slices, shrimps in shells, mixed fruit, green beans, pork ribs, bamboo, vegetable dumplings, and red wine. #3 Dinner at restaurant with Anna and Laura and Mr Tang, eating lots of food that included fermented eggs and frogs legs (Mr ...
Woke up after a good sleep and caught the metro down to the Bund. We walked along in the drizzly weather having not eaten breakfast yet so we were a bit peckish. We headed down to east Nanjing road and were amazed by the shopping buzz. We went into the Metropolitan Plaza and found a bread shop like bread top. I had a red taro bean roll and a honey milk tea. We then explored the street more and ...
... and repeating me when I said "oh! so sneaky!" Because he kept doing really fast sneaky shots! - Shared the Oreos in the office, only enough for one each (I initially thought anyway, until I'd managed to scoff about 10 to myself, sneakily pulling them out of the tin hidden in my desk drawer) - Did some mandarin lessons on laptop as I had done all my work for the week. Actually learnt some useful stuff! It's a great audio programme that Joanna put onto my ...
... as per usual, I ran to get a picture of the front of the train only to find a small cluster of people who had beaten me to it. There was a blood splatter on the front nose, and the left hand side of the windscreen was shattered - obviously hit a bird. I would have thought that would be the last trip for the train that day as they would surely have to replace the windscreen before doing another trip.
That was a really great experience and I ...
... WTF are you doing???" moments in my head. But I survived.
· Lesson learned: there is a science to this madness
Shanghai: it poured rain the entire time!
· Dense, but not quite as much as I was expecting
· Women and girls are much more stylish than me!
· Beautiful Euro-style homes
· Shopped in the metro flea market with lots of cheap, fake ...
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