Rainbow Hotel Shanghai
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... The crowd gathered around us, and I had a flashback to that bus stop in Germany where we were the first in line but last on the bus after a Chinese crowd aggressively elbowed us to the back of the line. Our goal was to get on the top deck in the open back area for the best pictures, but this was going to require some strategy. Mary Ann and I were scheming how to navigate the crowd. We would have to make an aggressive run for it while throwing up a few ...
Day Two in the city that used to be called "Paradise for Adventurers.
Today was an early start again I feel like a schoolkid again I'm getting really tired at around 8pm and normally fall asleep at like 9.30 which means I end up awake at 6am.
The place was deserted at 6am but on my walk through the park to the Subway I hear some traditional Chinese music so like a squirrel smelling a nut I follow the sound to an obscure corner of the park ...
... cuisine is sweeter and less spicy than some other Chinese food eg belly pork with "brown sauce". I tried this at a slightly more upmarket local restaurant in a shopping mall. I wouldn't say it was my favourite of the Chinse cuisines.. I also ate at the expat favourite "Lost Heaven" which does a kind of slightly westernised Yunnan/Burmese/Vietnam fusion. I didn't eat at many high end restaurants on this trip, and I have to say I did really enjoy this meal. I ended the ...
... all sorts of different foods. They served Thai, Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, Western. There was even an ice cream and dessert bar... my favorite! At the end of the meal there is the "gummy" bar where you are given a box to stuff with gummies to enjoy later.
What a blessing this family, and other school families, have been to me the past few weeks! God has given us companions to love and take care of. And sometimes he uses them to take care of us.
... to the Bund and to take the ferry across to the other side. Once on the other side we walked along the waterfront heading towards a large elevated platform from where you can view the buildings more up close. On the way we passed a food stand and Chris and I both bought a weird hot-dog-type thing. They make this circular bread over here by putting a flattened out piece of dough onto a bread pad and sticking it to the inside wall of a clay oven. It’s a little dry but ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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