Shanghai Grace Land International Hotel
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... Simone sorted out the details (her Mandarin being so much better than mine!) As I returned Simone was in the middle of dealing with the next problem. The laundry would take three days! Given that we left in two that wasn't particularly helpful. There was an Express Service the lady pointed out (literally by pointing to it!) but that was double the cost. Remember how I said we got it done for a little over half of what the hotel was going to charge? FAIL. So back to the hotel to have ...
... etc. the idea is that they take you to their showroom which involves you following them up and down these little alleys with the intention of getting you lost then either stealing your valuables or making you pay big money to be shown back to your group. There is shop after shop after shop all selling much the same things. After Chinatown we drive across to the French Concession. It's a small European looking pocket which was established by the French originally. It's ...
... boat ride over to Macau. This felt like being in a new country completely with them having a different currency, the fact that you had to show your passport and, on top of that, the city felt a lot more Chinese than the international Hong Kong.
What Macau is probably most known for is to be the Vegas of Asia and it sure was in many ways, though with a lot more focus on the gambling and less focus on drinking and party. We walked through many impressive casinos but to ...
... have spoken personally to everyone of them! It was great to hear them speak and remember some of the things I had taught them in class. They are all so cute and funny.I asked one kid in particular "How are you?" and he told me that he was having a bad day because he fell in the toilet (remember there are squat toilets here). We have had many other fun times with the kids too like the annual singing competition where Lexi and I had to stand on stage in ...
... quite loud, but it was all American so it was nice to jam along to. He also had on nerd glasses, which lots of people wear here. Some times I see some without even any lenses in! So silly!
After heading out of the metro and heading the right way, we walked a few blocks to the Bund. Along the way, there were some pushy people handing out flyers and they would literally stuff them into people's hands. I kept both hands in my pockets so they couldn't do this to ...