Marriott Hotel City Centre
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We take a view of 21st Century Shanghai from the top of the Pearl Tower observation decks and later take a cruise on the Huangou River which offers views of old and new Shanghai
Later we visit the theatre and watch an acrobatic show.
This morning sees Nathan, Evelyn and the Stride's visit Zhujiajiao water village, a Chinese version of Venice, about 60km from the centre of ...
... br> Unbelievably he had and we both sat there looking at each other, I asked did you not think to waive the ticket thinking that we should work, to my relief and amusement he said the thought never crossed his mind. A working marriage made in heaven.
So here I am heading off to the far east for two weeks, arriving in Shanghai in time to make the Chinese Grand Prix for which I have managed to get late tickets, having been upgraded to First, for me ...
... every animal part you could think of!.
We then wandered back along the Bund and had a well earned rest in Costa Coffee and came back to the hotel early.
I’ve just re-read this and it sounds very negative - but as the blog is meant to be a reflection of what we are doing and feeling I’ll leave it as it is and hope tomorrow will be a better day (and we can find something other than intestines to eat ...
We woke up to a beautiful, sunny day. Yay! It's so nice to see this city in the bright light without bumping into hundreds of umbrellas.
I think I should start by first saying that this city is absolutely clean. I haven't seen any litter at all - nor have I seen people just throwing wrappers to the ground. It's a nice change from some of the more rural areas.
We began our day by heading out to the Tian Hou ...
... mind boggling, perspective widening, knowledge fostering, risky, romantic, righteous, and even a bit loving. All of it was on the way, and I had not the slightest clue. The future is unpredictable, and I thank the fates, the universe, and the heavens above that it isn’t. If the future were foreseeable, where would we find fun in living? Three cheers for uncertainty, and I’ll see you all in the realms of abstraction.
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