Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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This morning I had to get going, so I went to the gym for 45 minutes. We saw Leo there, too! Great minds think alike, I guess: ) We had a safe flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai. I looked out the window at take off and marveled at the glorious mountains that towered atop small islands. The Big Buddha offers us peace for the flight, also :) the crystal blue ...
Good coffee can be hard to find. I drink black and usually espresso. Firstly I bring my own Robert Timms Coffee Bags for the morning in the hotel. The hotel I stay in has a resteraunt with a "coffee machine" that dispenses scalding Maxwell House and hot orange Tang for breakfast. Let's call this 'baseline', with an emphasis on BASE (see the photo of Hotel Breakfast).
On the corner of Minsheng Road, 5 minutes walk from the hotel was the "Heartbeat ...
... our night on a river cruise. We went a tour boat that traveled along the Mother River. The river connects the Yangtze to the sea. This is a popular activity based on how many boats there were. It was beautiful. We traveled along the Bund again. It was cool and breezy. It could not have been a better night to do this. All the buildings in the skyline have been built after 1994. Thank you Deng Xiaping.
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... than that the first flight (London Heathrow to Shanghai Pudong) was not bad. I listened to some Coldplay and a bit of ****** mainstream music to lift my spirits from the goodbyes, then watched Die Hard 5 which I've been wanting to see for ages. I did enjoy that. Took about 11h in total. Right now we're waiting for our connecting flight to Beijing and then we'll probably go straight to the hostel and then bed as tomorrow our tour starts and we have to meet them at 9am.
Until tomorrow ...
... metro, a big size, has a window seat and a great view, plus, I wouldn’t be living alone. Also its 3,300/month and as Kevin from the school owns it, he’s only asking one month’s rent and one month’s rent as deposit up front, so I’d be able to start paying money back quicker! The downside is that it’s a 30 minute tube ride followed by a 15 minute walk to my school, and this will mean leaving the apartment at 7am, but ...