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... area - nuts. There doesnt seem to be any road rules regarding passing manoeuvres and speed limits.
Anyway we made it to the maglev train station and the last 30km takes 7 minutes. The train is silent and bloody fast. It costs $40RMB per person which is less that $10NZD. Some Facts:
... equivalnt of a dollar store. The problem was that I didn't get my fan until I left Shanghai. I really could have used it when I was drenched in sweat in the city center. Regardless, it was a great bonding experience.
The large group of us going to Harbin (the largest group in the program) was the envy of the participants by the end of orientation. I never thought I would hear "you're so lucky to be going to the Ice City," but ...
... played with their American toys and their new American jungle gym, Mr. Ryan.
In all the craziness of the day, I forgot to have the kids say goodbye to Ry and vice versa. So after putting them down for their naps, Ryan headed off yet again to Nanjing Road to finish up some shopping. After nap time, one of particular precocious and rambunctious boys comes up to me and says, "Where's Mr. Ryan?" I then told him that he had to go home. He replied with a frown, ...
... the second night he was sitting in the bar/computer area and a huge rat came hurtling down the corridor. The girl behind reception thought this was rather funny when she was told and she didnīt seem phased at all. Good old Asia, if this was the UK environmental health would have closed the place down.
On arrival in Shanghai we immediately fell in love with ...
... That’s another thing – there are never really queues at check-in. It just seems to flow.
Plane only about ― hour late. Met at Tianjin airport by Wei Shulin and his dad, who is a taxi driver. Off-duty at this time!
After a quick stop to pick up some McDonalds (Shulin’s idea!) for me, they deposit me at the school, where I stay in a room made available to visiting ...
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services