The Seagull on the Bund Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... Shanghai from the 1920s to present day and whereas the first two showed a fairly constant growth, Shanghai just shot up (and more or less overtook) the other two in the 1990s! The observatory itself was really cool too; there was a glass floor so you could see down to the street. We then went to the Bund (which is on the opposite side of the river from Pudong) to look at the skyline as well as some of the building from the time of the European sphere of influence, and we went in to ...
... annoying sales people who work for
a taxi/hotel company and hassle you to use their services). We actually only
really talked about 3 topics, but because of the lack of a common language
between us, it took a lot of Charades and Pictionary:
Our last topic was about
relationships and marriage, and he kept asking me questions that led me to conclude
that he was trying to marry me and ...
... was something to discuss. Now I am thinking to myself: Beth, you have just lost it in front of the same people who upgraded you to one of their finest suites – NICE PLAY! But by now I was would up enough that I had decided it was "the principle". I know, you can all picture me up on that horse!!
About 30 minutes later, the duty manager, Lillian, called me to say that ...
... beauty of this garden justice with words, so I took a whole lot of pictures in order to help you better understand why I liked it so much. There was something exciting or interesting around every corner of the garden, and it was home to some of the most beautiful scenes I have come across since I got here back in June. So, just take a second to look at all the pictures and I'll wait for you to get back...
Good, wasn't that neat? As you can probably tell, ...
Since my last entry, things have been going great at school! I think the kids are enjoying my lessons and I'm getting more of the Chinese children to speak English to me. On Friday morning on the way to work, Heather Al and I witnessed our first fist fight. Every morning we meet at my front gate where there are a plethora of taxi's waiting, and the fight happened between the second and third cabbies. When I walked up, the two men where exchanging angry words and yelling. I ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services