Travel Blogs from Jiaxing
... wore these weird floral headbands. We were the only people in the whole town not wearing them, but don't worry we looked gorge anyway #socksandsandals We found a hotel lobby, ate our lychee and slept for a couple hours until we could get back on the coach (bumpiest journey ever #turrrrbulanzzz). An interesting day trip showing us just how much we LOVE shanghai!!! (And also how much i want a good camera with a long lens to take more beautiful photos ...
... in fact inside the various lush hotels dotted around the region... So the "walk" was in fact touring all the hotels oh.. We ended up in Fuxing park where we saw a lovely statue of Marx and Engels , and took some lovely photos. Thankfully the park led out onto a busy commercial street and we were soon blessed with some air conditioning in H&M. Strolling along the streets, we ended up getting some frapps ...
... locals lived and to a local market where they sold everything. Saw the live eels, frogs, chickens, etc for sale.
An early dinner and back to the hotel in time for happy hour again. Leonie and I opted for coffee and ice cream at a lovely little coffee shop we found the night before. Coffee is dearer here than at home but just so good when you have not had it for a while.
... vodkas and lemonade it was time to go and find somewhere to have dinner.
We wandered around the shipping centre and ended up at a little restaurant and had a squid stir fry and meat and coriander salad. It was very tasty. A lot of the tour people ended up at the Pizza Hut here.
Anothr busy day tomorrow in Suzhou. Can't ...
... 1 who took us back to the station (deliberately taking the scenic route - which actually was interesting seeing how rural Shanghainese live) to avoid detection that we had one too many people in his car!). This transportation method ended up costing 270RMB for the transfer (abit expensive) but a God-send in hindsight as we had set off way too late in the day and would not have accomplished what we ended up doing without this boost .. the ...
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