Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... more confidence in their Tai Chi movements, and showing more expertise than their earlier days.
With the word of another group of students to arrive at their host school, there was a buzz of excited activity and chatter. A group of students from Canada were now to call the GanQuang Foreign School of Language their home too. Happy to meet students from another part of the world, they were excited to learn that these students ...
... river Huangpu from Nanjing Road. Although the skyline is spectacular it is the thousands of people that surround us that takes my breath away. That night Paul and I splurge and get a KFC bucket of chicken- it is very sad to admit but we hadn't felt so human until we had demolished the oily, salty delicious family meal in the comforts of air conditioning.
Our third and last day in Shanghai is another hot and humid day. We booked our trains for China ...
... in a seat is going to be a tough at least we're not standing!
The first sightseeing place on our list was the Shanghai City Planning Hall which doesn't sound like a tourist destination but it was amazing. The first 2 floors gave you a brief insight into the history of Shanghai and The Bund, which is now known as a river bank overlooking the financial district but was once an inland port. There were great displays showing the changing ...
... curry and rice and not something I would normally go for but it was great ! That evening we found out from the tourist info office that there was a fair few things to do in shanghai the next day. We went to yuang garden area which was really nice and it was such a busy area with lots of street food and interesting little shops and the buildings reminded me of old china. There we tried some 'stinky tofu' which is a must have! It was so tasty despite the ...
... we went to the two Towers, we walked to the nearby Muslim Food Street. It was a pedestrian street that had all these different breads being made and specialty foods for the area. Persimmons are a very common food there (yummy!) so they had these persimmon cakes, which Jamie didn't like, but I really did (I also like moon cakes, which no Westerners like, so it's not a surprise that I liked these persimmon cakes because they were sort of like moon cakes, only more dry.) Then, we ...
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