Salvo Hotel (Zhongfu Shifuhui)
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The Expo consumed our days on Tuesday and Thursday. Rain came and went but it was not very hot. In our last post we complained about the crowds, so a bit of redress is in order - the Chinese people are not all pushy and many have been very helpful with acts of kindness and friendliness. On the subway, the professor feels a tug on his shirt. A man …
It's big. No, it's huge. No, it's humongous. 80 acres. More than 100 nations exhibiting. And very, very crowded. 400,000 people accompanied us to the Expo last Tuesday. About the same number were there on Thursday for our second round. 70 million are expected to have seen it by the time it ends in Novermber, the vast majority Chinese. We got up …
This is the last day in China for this trip. After our routine $1.00 breakfast appetizer, we are ready for our last adventure before we headed to the airport.
Wondering around the Shangdon North Street, we found this interesting restaurant, Xin Wang. Set up in an old news paper building with typical Shanghai traditional services, this …
Ally and I walked to the closest metro station, about 15 minutes, and took a train out to the suburbs. From there we tried to find Qi Bao Old Town, but it seemed that there were too many highways in our way and you couldn't walk there. So we went back to the metro station where there were bike rickshaws, and due to the language barrier thought we …
Our itinerary only included a half-day sightseeing tour today and when we asked about an add-on, our guide said it would be an additional $100 CDN per person, just to visit an old town, so we decided we could probably do it ourselves for a lot cheaper and declined. Our morning tour started with a visit to Yu Yuan Garden, a traditional Chinese rock …
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