Shanghai JC Mandarin Hotel
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... tourists, Chinese and Western alike) who …. well… promenade. The streets behind the Victorian waterfront retain a Chinese character by virtue of their restaurants and shops
and the things they expect you to eat and buy! Scooters everywhere, cars everywhere, people everywhere. Wonderful holiday mayhem.
But the original pre-Victorian city has all but disappeared as the Chinese demolish the old buildings and move the people to the high rise apartment blocks the Eastern ...
... cut food out of the budget for all domestic flights. I could buy food but if I wanted a half cooked breakfast sandwich I could have gotten it at the airport. Oh wait, I did. Of course Renee dined on a freshly cooked breakfast of eggs, sausage and orange juice freshly squeezed between the thighs of virgins. I may be exaggerating a bit there.
The third high point is that the flight finally ended and brought me five hours closer ...
... of Chinese dishes brought out to us served on our turn table family style. Eating was a slow process because we only had chopsticks. I was taught the correct way to use them though so that made it a little easier. After lunch we went to the Silk Museum and they gave us a tour of the process and then how comforter blankets are made by continuously stretching the cocoons over top of each other. They said silk is very strong and won't break, it is even used to ...
... nice, there was also one of the cutest little kids, and this kid had a real fascination with us. She must’ve been maybe 1 year maybe a bit more. Sooo adorable.
The golf course itself didn’t hold a candle to the golf course we had been to the last time. I mean to start with, the lesson we had inside, and the golf pro showed us the right swing by hitting balls against a computer screen and secondly the driving range was an old stadium that ...
After a late night last night it was up real early this morning for another tour. This time to Suzhou, a "small" city of six million people, founded in the 5th century B.C., and a two hour bus ride from Shanghai. It is said that, "In heaven there is paradise, on earth Suzhou and Hangzhou." Yesterday we were at Hangzhou, today its Suzhou, so it would seem we're covering the bases and should be in heaven. Maybe not.
A two hour bus ride that begins before 7:00 a.m. doesn't really ...