Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... would have died of embarrassment if we were in the US or any other country where English was spoken semi fluently... That was probably what made it so entertaining, the fact that almost ANYTHING could be said and people around us could understand NOTHING....
After dinner we wandered home. Most everyone went out for the night but Sadie and I decided to stay in. It was 10 when we arrived home and I knew I had to finish posting yesterday’s blog ...
... watch out for police but we weren't tempted. Well, not at first! I did get a fake Prada bag - again at a good price, they knew I wasn't desperate - but business was very slow. Everyone returned with similar stories.
We then moved on to a larger, and what should have been busier local markets - called (I think) A.P. Plaza. First stop for us was a little restaurant for what proved to be a very tasty lunch. Mine was diced chicken with peanuts ...
... back to the hostel, I started thinking that perhaps either China doesn’t use or trust liquid detergents or perhaps the workers there were unaware of the products they had. I am still pretty positive that the third bottle was what I wanted… Worst part about the whole experience was my ...
... but a cheap bracelet. Someone let off some really loud firecrackers there which scared the **** out of me but it turns out they do it for wedding celebrations here. I thought it was a bloody bomb going off! On the way we walked through some really expensive areas of the city passing by car garages like Lambhourgini and Rolls Royce....clearly a lot of dollar here. We continued walking to Yuyuan Gardens which was a busy tourist area with all kinds of ...
... the most expensive city in China with
prices for most things in the same ballpark as North America. All the
major brands from Europe and America are evident everywhere and the
malls are truly super malls. Smaller markets still do exist around town
with prices more in line with other Chinese cities. Luxury cars are
The Shanghai skyline is very impressive by night and day. Graeme and I viewed the city by night from the ...