Hua Ting Guest House
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... were being sold in the market. Kittens, puppies and birds were being kept in tiny cages, crickets were being sold for fighting to win bets and the whole place had quite a smelly, dirty appearance. There were obviously exceptions to what I have described but to me it was quite unnerving. The antiques market was a completely different affair altogether. If you are the type of person who likes looking through antiques such as I do then you would love this place. At the top of ...
... and they get complimentary nights at the hotel as part of their rent agreement, which they were very generous to share with us. The hotel's lobby and atrium are pictured below. The views from the 79th floor are nice, even on a foggy day! Hope to get clearer pictures soon. There is some cool Chinese calligraphy on the wall in the hotel room. Feeling tired after the long day of travel, we settled in for some room service and blogging. :) Thanks for reading! More ...
... shop of bags, watches and any other easy to copy items. It's all about names. What do you want they ask? Prada, Mulberry? I won't buy copies. Anyone who knows me knows I can't afford a Louis Vuitton, for example, and secondly, it's unfair on the real designers. Why would I want a copy? So what's the point? Obviously a lot of people disagree with me as the shopping centre was full of westerners - busloads pull up outside in the back street.
Of course the ...
... and souvenirs as shopkeepers called out to us to buy things. Others would approach you while walking and follow you for several yards begging you to buy a watch, "iPhone," "iPad," laser pointer, etc. Ying taught me a very important phrase in Chinese that sounds like "boo-yao." It basically means, "I don't want." Before long, I was boo-yaoing every Chinese person who got near me, but it proved to be effective. Downtown Shanghai is actually not too much ...
... odd when I first got here was that there are people hired to do the most tedious of jobs. I have now come to love an appreciate these people and all that they do. These people are the ayis, guards, and sidewalk sweepers.
Lets start with the word you have probably never heard of before: Ayi. An ayi (pronounced like the letters I-E) is kind of like a nanny. Ayis clean people's homes, do the dishes, make beds, wash the laundry. Ayis even ...