Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel
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... Beautiful examples of wooden furniture through the ages including some made from the same wood as my kitchen bench tops, another area dedicated to the history of their currency and another to their paintings - some of the scrolls incredibly long and ever so intricately detailed.
Despite the best attempts of the concierge to dissuade us along with Jessica (our guide from the airport), we did find our way to the right place albeit with some advice to walk ...
... of them are going to be a handful, but I think the biggest challenge is that many of them can't speak english so it's hard for me to communicate with them and hard for them to speak back to me when they want something.
Last Monday we remembered that the Blue Frog bar and grill in Hongmai had a great deal on burgers (buy one get one free), so after work Alex, Lindsey, Scott and I made a quick trip on the metro (subway) ...
... but I'm glad they did. It came with a big carafe of sweet tea with jelly and sesame seeds floating in it.
Another food adventure was had in the restaurant next to our hotel. This place had a thick menu with pictures, which must have lulled us into a false sense of security, as what we thought was a beef stirfry turned out to be stirfried frog. Still, it tasted good, so we ate it anyway.
On our final night, and ...
... So probably not the best weather to showcase this place. Ive hardly seen the sun in three weeks and as a child of the tropics now have a self-diagnosed case of SAD (Seasonal Affect Disorder). Oh to even sweat! Its hard to know from what direction the sun even is unless you have a compass or map or know the lay of the land.
Ok, from the front, because I have to say what I think about it, I'm going to use the word "spectacular". Partly this is to do ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center