Travel Blogs from Shanghai
We were in Shanghai for a nice long weekend. Thankfully we arrived about a week after the World Expo...we heard from everyone that it was good timing because there were way too many people visiting and the city was bursting at it's seams. We were staying in the Jing An district in the heart of things and were able to enjoy some nice walks...minus …
... could have an idea how I feel :) :
As we come to the end of our year in Kindergarten, I am filled with such a sense of gratefulness that I have had the opportunity to be a teacher here at MRA. It is always a privilege to be a teacher, but this year it was an absolute pleasure to teach a group of such incredibly bright and remarkable students as the ones in the Kindergarten classroom. Before coming to teach in China, I was afraid that I would ...
... but it is a decent sized arena. There were hundreds of Chinese people outside the arena either trying to buy our tickets or sell us fake tickets. Every few steps we would be bothered by one after another. Eventually we fought our way through and made it to the entrance of the arena. Our seats were in the nose bleeds, but we were in a corner as opposed to on the side so we had a good view of the stage. I took some videos that I will upload soon (not tonight, they take FOREVER ...
... tones of pink.
All our plans went smoothly for our taxi trip from the Sofitel to Shanghai's Pudong International Airport. Again, as we drove out to Pudong I felt a pang of sadness as we passed by the now very familiar sights of Shanghai's skyscrapers including the oddly designed Shanghai World Financial Centre or "Bottle Opener Building", the iconic Pearl Tower and the cappuccino waters of the Huang Pu River. I consoled myself with the knowledge that ...
... been traveling, the opportunities have been plentiful, and I haven't been disappointed. Started my day in line for the English-speaking counter at the train station. About an hour later, I had my ticket for the overnight train to Beijing. But here's where the real fun starts. I'd been wanting a China SIM card, but was having trouble figuring out where and how to get one. I approached a girl behind what looked like an information booth- they ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility