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... to snag a bargain!!!! and some bananas.
Walked down to the Bund to join the hordes of Chinese tourists,and every other nationality, and then under the Huangpu River through a tunnel, especially designed to carry tourists via miniature carriages whilst viewing a light show.Incredible what the Shanghainese can create.
... waving, singing the national anthem and the school anthem which came with a dance move- our fist next to our head. It was a very long, very hot ceremony which confused me immensely but a good experience all the same. This evening a few of us went to a posh food court just down the road from the university. The Korean girl, kyong min, thought it would be a good place for us all to go as we can choose individually where we want to eat! ...
... step we took until she made the souvenir basically worthless. And we still didn’t buy it. But to put a positive spin on Shanghai, it offers one of the most stunning urban waterfronts that either of us have seen so far. A view with sparkling towers seen for miles.
Now, even though we only had four days, and Beijing being approximately 1500 kilometres away from Shanghai, we felt we couldn’t visit China and not see Beijing (btw, as I ...
yao," I am actually saying "Wo yow." The problem with this is that I'm
trying to say "I want" and am actually saying "I bite." While this could
be a complicated conundrum in and of itself, the problem is furthered
by the fact that I've been saying it about cute small Asian babies. I
try to say "Wo yao chiga" (I want this one" and actually say "I bite
this one." No wonder the Asians around me seem so ...
... lots of lane-hopping, red light jumping, stopping and starting, sharp braking and, of course, a cacophony of blaring horns. We noticed that motorcycle and scooter riders did not wear crash helmets and cyclists on push bikes often allowed children to sit on the back of the bike as they weaved their way in and out of the stream of vehicles.
After about half an hour we pulled up at our first stop for today, a visit to the Jade Buddha temple. ...
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