The Puli Hotel And Spa
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... s population, crazy! We quickly learned that English was not a very well used language here and that having someone write on a note in Cantonese the place that you wanted to go was always helpful in case you got lost and needed to ask for directions or take a cab. Cabs were another tricky thing as they didn't always want to take you. We are guessing that if you were going to a place where they couldn't pick up people or maybe if the distance was to short they would just simply say ...
... of others; offer them recognition;
continually study and learn more to understand and gain appreciation for
other beliefs, art, dance, cuisine, people, etc.
Thank you. It's been really fun.
S/O to my GLP friends: this summer was a total blast. I loved
getting to know everyone, and I hope that we can stay close throughout
our time at 'SC and in the future. Thanks for the memories. xo
... 2 boxes of corn, 2 instant noodle cups, tomatoes, some fruit, chocolate and 2 liters of water which was enough for the whole trip. Hot water is available for tea, instant noodles and whatever you need. At my surprise, the train was not full when we left Shanghai (3:57pm) but it filled up along the way and the 6 beds of my cabin were full before the first night. When I arrived, there was only a teenage Chinese girl, we exchanged a few words ...
... from New Zealand, has been in China for a few months because her partner works here, and moved to Shanghai a couple of weeks ago.
David, also a kiwi, has a Chinese wife and two kids, lived here about ten years ago for a couple of years when he taught English to adults, then they moved back to Christchurch but now the lack of jobs after the earthquake has shaken them back to China.
Jo (short for Joella or similar) is from Minnesota, and I can’t remember if ...
... main areas, the old city to the south is typically Chinese with alleys, markets and temples. It is also the site of the Yu Gardens (Yu Yuan), Shanghai's finest traditional garden. The former concession areas comprise the French Concession to the Old City's west and the British and American Concessions - ...