Millennium Hongqiao Hotel Shanghai
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- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... we looked. Haha
The first couple of hours on the train were the worst by
far. We were both exhausted and all we wanted to do was sleep. But that was not
happening I can tell you that. Let me explain why hard seats are so dreaded in
china. I know what you’re thinking, of course they are bad its just a wooden
bench! Well no you’re wrong. That would’ve been more comfortable than the seats
we were sitting on. Picture a simple chair, any chair. Now ...
... first level was for home goods and the second level was groceries. Strike that and reverse it. I had to get downstairs for the groceries and the home goods were at street level. Anyway, I was prepared to shop this time. I had my iPhone in hand and opened to my Chinese-English dictionary ready to ask for help as needed. I needed help the moment I walked in the door. I was trying to find a computer mouse and after flailing about once again thinking ...
... Shanghai from the 1920s to present day and whereas the first two showed a fairly constant growth, Shanghai just shot up (and more or less overtook) the other two in the 1990s! The observatory itself was really cool too; there was a glass floor so you could see down to the street. We then went to the Bund (which is on the opposite side of the river from Pudong) to look at the skyline as well as some of the building from the time of the European sphere of influence, and we went in to ...
... Mandarin (sponge-like) and was able to successfully have a convo with a cab driver last night and withdraw cash from an ATM (success!). I just got cell service yesterday ($10/month!). Getting internet was huge today! (I can now ramble on this blog!) Me and Alex were at the dining room table typing away in silence for the longest time. I look up and was like..."damn didn't see you there..didn't know you were in the same room!" (Enter the Matrix).
Stoked to the max about ...
... apparently spicy Middle-Eastern type Chinese food isn’t good on a delicate stomach, funny that!) but the others went on to Windows Sports bar. Everyone got along really well and had a good night, so much so that Eva and Santi met up once or twice more while he was still in Shanghai, and they also travelled around together during the Spring Festival. To cut a long story short, somewhere along the way they became a couple, and Santi has now sacked off all other plans ...