Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... officials who were dealing the the problem that was me and from somewhere someone produced a USB internet dongle - clearly their own personal one - and gave it to me. I plugged it into my laptop and after an a few calls to find out who I should be calling, I eventually got through to Expedia, who in an epic hour long call which involved Asiana being on another line, I cancelled the flight that I had booked - 'luckily' Asiana had just had a plane crash in ...
... was something to discuss. Now I am thinking to myself: Beth, you have just lost it in front of the same people who upgraded you to one of their finest suites – NICE PLAY! But by now I was would up enough that I had decided it was "the principle". I know, you can all picture me up on that horse!!
About 30 minutes later, the duty manager, Lillian, called me to say that ...
... attempted to skate a little ways down the sidewalk. Things were going okay for him for a little while, then he fell backwards flat on his butt. Afterwards, he decided that walking may be a safer mode of transportation for the rest of the night. He also confessed he regretted buying the skates.
We walked down the Bund for a while and stopped into a few restaurants. One was very expensive and another didn't have a very appetizing menu. We ended up walking until we reached ...
... I don't think our renditions of 'Bela Lugosi's Dead' and 'She's In Parties' do much to enlighten them.
Fortunately we're all getting on very well and our little private party in the carpark kills time as we wait for the solemn goth overlords to descend. But by 8.30 we're bored senseless and can't wait to get away.
Nevermind, hurrah!! Here comes Tone, chum #1, ra-ra lady and cat man... carrying some more burgers, more warm beer and no sign of a ...
... and specialized in the cuisine of Xinjiang, the far western province north of Tibet and east of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. It is also a "restive" province with the Muslim Uighurs being repressed and unhappy about it. Great food, with a focus on lamb as one would expect from the location, being more Kazakh steppe than Han Chinese. Thereafter, we went to a Spanish ultra-lounge (El Coktel) that would have fit right into San Francisco, complete with very ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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