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... packed the re-created Ming-dynasty style low-rise shopping area. In this conglomerate of shops, stores, and indoor malls they sell just about every type of traditional Chinese art and crafts - everything from medicines and chopsticks to fans and silks, umbrellas and walking sticks, rattan and bamboo furniture, ceramics and pottery. Also, there were a number of high end jewelry stores near the market. We were surprised to see one shop was selling ...
... see it if we were 'passing' it anyway. I'm quite glad we did, but I don't feel like we would have missed too much if we had gone straight to Beijing. We stayed in Shanghai for a week, during which time I got a deathly case of Manflu which left me bedridden for a few days (upside - spent hardly any money on food or activities! Still surviving on one meal a day!). However whilst we were there we found a couple of really nice restaurants and went up ...
... up another 35 floors to the observation deck. We were more interested in having a look at the hotel's interior and on the lift up to the hotel lobby, we met a nice American guy who graciously let us up to the 77th floor for free. The circular floors create a cool spiraling pattern and is definitely worth checking out!
It was time to head back, so we jumped on the Big Bus and drove back over the Nanpu Bridge back to The Bund. From there it was a short walk back to the ...
... or construction going on
Sip three times every time:
- you see “The Dog” (the small brown poodle shaved oddly that EVERYONE owns)
- weird things ...
... we missed western food. There was a slab of steak, spaghetti, salad, and some mushy dessert. It was an odd combination but works.
While walking back to the hotel, we passed a shop with black tinted windows that said "Sexy Sexy Bar". We were curious and stopped to try and read some of the signs. Suddenly, two middle aged women popped out of the door and started to say something to Robert and me in enticing voices and making lewd sounds. They waved us in. ...