Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
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... meters 'that way' from a helpful bystander.
First stop on the Shanghai Food Lovers tour is described as one of the most renowned vegetarian noodle restaurants in town. Vegetarian because it is right next to the temple and much admired because it has successfully come up with ways to make tofu look like meat - why would you! This was the 'main meal' and a disappointing start as no better than Chinese meals you can readily get anywhere else.
After emerging from the gardens, we visited a hip new area called Xintiandi. There are lots of shops, eateries, etc. housed in the former headquarters of the Communist party after taking over in China. It’s an area of connected housing from an older period and the developers of ...
... some burgers. Once we got there they had "Happy Hour" where drinks were buy one get a free refill which included beer and other drinks. Scott and I got a burger called the Montana which had BBQ sauce (which if you know me, I love), onion rings, bacon, lettuce, cheese, and tomato on it. It was huge, so I ate the Onion Rings first then ate the burger. I added a picture of scott eating a burger because we are having a battle of ...
... the WTF value is in your mind. The pollution level was incredible and pretty much blots out the sun. Shanghai has some nice places but I didn't see them, just endless miles of smoke beltching factories and pollution stained apartments with laundry hanging out to dry in the acrid air.
"WHY CAN'T YOU SPEAK ANY CHINESE!?" My very rude Foreign Affairs Officer (FAO.) demands, immediately after I enter the van. Wow, I really wasn't expecting to be ...
... on five liters of beer (the equivalent of less than a dollar a liter). So we spent very little money on a night full of amusement and absurdity. Pretty much, Jen and Shahka (no idea how to spell it) wanted to go to bed, but felt bad that TJ and I were making too much noise in the hallway playing war (I call B.S.) that they made us play in their room. This was a huge mistake on their part, since we now had access to Shahka’s Ipod and our game of war ...
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