Radisson Blu Plaza Xingguo Hotel Shanghai
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NI HAO!!! (Hello in Mandarin)
After a quick pitstop home to unpack, do laundry and repack, I was off to Shanghai, PRC. It is my first time in China...really, its only my 3rd country in Asia.
I have to say, I have never been enthused by the idea of China. It is not on my list of tops to make sure I see before...well, 30, but here …
... mail and parcels being sorted on the footpath along with all sorts of other activities causing us to constantly weave in and out of traffic. Yet not once did we see an accident. Our favourite is the way laundry and bedding is strung up anywhere and everywhere - between power poles alongside and across footpaths, tons of it hanging out the highrise residental buildings, even strung up between trees in what looked like public parks, footwear hung all over the place to air as ...
... but I was...it was just so confusing. I'm trying so hard to keep up with the masters students, and I feel as though I am doing well, and I know I'm learning, I'm just not sure what yet. Either way we, William and the English students, (today was a mixed Chinese students who had been interviewed to join our Thursday afternoon programme), spoke a lot about the word intercultural and what it means to be intercultural. This is a very ...
One last hello,
We had the most beautiful four day end to our trip in wonderful Shanghai! John and I had been to Shanghai four years ago on a cruise, spending two days and one night in the port. I still remember my sad feelings of watching that beautiful sight fade into the sunset as we pulled out of their harbor……so we decided, against our usual practice, to ...
... this time on the wrong side of the road into three lanes of oncoming traffic, bit alarming! At some point the driver spotted our bus driving down the road, flagged it down and put us on it, no tickets or anything! All a bit surreal but five hours later (of which the bus driver spent about four and a half beeping the horn!) we arrived in Shanghai. We weren't sure what we'd think of Shanghai as it's a big modern city, but were pleasantly surprised. The city ...
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