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... military power exercised to address imbalances in trade.
In the 17th and 18th centuries, demand for Chinese silk, porcelain, and tea created a lopsided commercial relationship in which the West desired Chinese products but inwardly focused China had no interest in Western products. China restricted trade with the West tightly during this period and accepted only silver in payment for its goods, a unsustainable policy for ...
... 8220;The Matrix” if you didn’t already.) Sadly those eggs we searched so hard to find and embarrassed ourselves trying to communicate for, had to be thrown away as they were permanently imbedded into the pan. (Well not permanently, but you get the idea.) We got the pan cleaned off and I asked Renee how she felt about scrambled eggs today.
I managed the scrambled eggs although I had a metallic taste in my mouth for the rest of the ...
In the morning, we went by taxi (quite easy to get one in Shanghai and good price) to Yuyan Garden area. First we had a look at the shops; this area is famous for selling all kind of gold- & jade-products. The whole place is in an ancient Chinese style; the buildings are very fancy. For lunch we had some small crab & pork baozi and big crab & pork soup filled dumplings; all local snacks ...
... it is, I have finally realised that 'tick-off checklist' sightseeing is not for me. If I see something amazing, great, but it feels very touristy going specifically to go see something just because 'you have to do it'-- it's a lot nicer to just get a feel for different areas of the city by wandering around. You see a lot more of a different culture that way rather than just collecting a group of guide book images. Well, there's my philosophical thought for the day anyway.
... you had to pay to get in. I wandered around with all the other foreigners trying to hear an English guide but couldn't really find one, so just had to think that I knew what it was all about. These gardens were built about 400 years ago by a government official so they had a place where there was peace and quiet. It is quite compact with lots of water and rock features.
Just outside the gardens is a lake that is surrounded by shops selling the tourists whatever they want to buy. ...