Shanghai Grace Land International Hotel
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The crush of people continues on the Labour Day Holidays and although we thought we had already experienced lots of people in the shopping mall it wasn't until we were cheek to jowl with the other half of the Chinese population in the Yu Gardens and in the Old Town Shopping Market that we really got to appreciate "the crush" of humanity. Our early morning visit started with a look around Xintiandi Old Town and ‘Shikumen’ houses which date back to ...
So, before I left I asked the CIEE people what we were going to be doing during the week, so that on my first two free days I didnt go to something we would be doing in the orientation. They failed to get back to me. So, as you can see in my previous blog I went to Yu Yuan temple and now you can see that I also went there on Tuesday. This was ok with me because I thought this place was really cool any ways.
... occasional church and temple dotted in between.
This tour ended back at Peoples’ Square and we hopped onto the metro under the river and quite far out to the Science & Technology Museum on line 2. They have an extensive market one floor up at the metro station with maybe 500 tailors shops, a pearl market, a food section, but fast food not normal market fare, and hundreds and hundreds of kiosks. All the kiosks are permanent and , ...
... i accidentally did at McD for breakfast before I went to the great wall but that's another story)
The rest of the evening was very nice. Memorable. By the end of that night I felt extremely sad because I was going to leave Shanghai and there is no certainty that I'll be coming back anytime soon. ='(
Song for today: All those pretty lights by Andrew Belle.
Total expenses today: RMB 435.
... francaise" for a ****** neighbourhood, visited the "old city", ran under the heavy rain for one hour (people kept offering us umbrellas), catched a cold, laughed laughed and laughed, got a tattoo at "prison break tattoo shop". It was 4 wonderful days !
Although this has to be said :
Walking in Shanghai you can't help but feel uneasy ...