Travel Blogs from Shanghai
So, I just remembered this weird little thing that happened during my Shanghai excursion this morning. I experienced a major "foreigner moment." John and I were walking along that tourist-y boardwalk type place along the river that runs through the city. There was some big remembrance monument, there was the panoramic view of the city (sorry my camera isn't quite clever enough to get it, but I'm sure you can find it online), and all ...
... shown all over including the locked and shuttered rooms of family members who had moved to the US or Australia.
Exchanging news it appears our hosts have occupied the house for a peppercorn rent since 1952. It is a family house occupied by the couple and their extended family - sisters, brothers, aunts, parents and the mother's servant of 86. Our host is a structural engineer and his wife a weaver . His English which was excellent was honed by a 3 ...
... say about Anne - she is irrepressible!
Anne, in her quaintly impulsive-polite manner contacted us just before we left Australia to ask if we could locate a shop in Old Shanghai which she had visited on her last trip and from where she wanted to source some more woollen hats and gloves. She had lost the owner's business card and then couldn't remember the name of the shop. But she was absolutely certain of the directions.... All we had to do was to pick up ...
... I had been there before so I chose to go right to Nanjing Road. (The famous pedestrian shopping street.) On the bus ride there I sat behind an adorable baby who made lots of funny faces at me. I missed my stop (the other downfall of these buses- some of the drivers stop for too long while others barely stop.) Instead I hopped off at the Bund and walked down another portion of Nanjing Road. The pedestrian portion mainly has department stores and foreign ...
... worked for the company so they were all giggles and wonderstruck at the Disney magic. They've been making comments about how they are so excited to work for Disney, they've always wanted to work for the Mouse, their friends are jealous, this will be great on their resumes, etc. I don't quite know how to handle their comments because I remember feeling that way but believe I've passed it. I no longer think of those things when I think of Disney. ...
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