Sheraton Shanghai Hotel & Residences Pudong
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... it had my camera batteries in it!) and we didn't have much time before our first flight. The flight from Shanghai to Beijing took an hour and a half and it was 668 miles! I actually slept for some of it, so it went pretty quickly. Once we reached Beijing we had to again catch the airport train - even though we weren't even changing terminals - this airport is huge!!!
... to pick up the shuttle bus. I gave the driver the address and off we went. When we saw the skyscrapers we knew we should be heading for disappear in the distance, we realised something had gone wrong! We discovered I had given the driver the card they gave us on the ship if we got lost - this meant the driver was taking us right back to the ship and not the shuttle bus stop! Heyho, the ride didn't cost a fortune and this is why I ...
"Pianissimo" in Chinese is "pianissimo".
On Wednesday, I attended my first rehearsal with the Shanghai City Symphonic Orchestra (上海城市ߝ 2;响乐团), China's first and perhaps only volunteer community orchestra. I learned about the orchestra through Weibo, a Chinese microblogging site that's like Twitter but way cooler. You can post videos and pictures directly and can ...
After allll of this, we finally made it to the park, which was absolutely beautiful and exactly what one would need to get some zen. It was just the 3 of us. Bruce and his mamas a walkin through the park. As if two chubby white girls weren't spectacle enough, we now had a rabbit. But to add to the show (and coincidentally the calming) we rented a boat and took an hour long drive around the ponds. Two girls, a rabbit and a lop ...
... br> I had 16 hours left.
At 1ish am, I was sitting in the lobby and a group of Frenchies were playing pool, another group was at the bar talking about their travels from Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and 4 month long stays in China.
I went to the other side and opened my Shanghai map, and the Lonely Planet travel guide which I borrowed from the Hostel Lobby. 60 minutes later, I had a block by ...
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- Swimming pool
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