Xijiao Guest House
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... other in height. The weather overall was great, got to wear capris for the first time. It did rain a bit later on but by that time we were already on the bus taking a ride around. We liked this tour but it ran for 7 ½ hours and we were exhausted by the time we got back.
We dined tonight with our new friends to celebrate John's birthday. We hooted and hollered and had a grand ...
... snow scene" on the top that I like. The bottle opener is the Shanghai World Financial Trade Centre.
I am getting serenaded again tonight. There seems to be someone with a microphone down in the park that seems to be entertaining everyone. There is both a female and male singer and I hope they stop soon, but at least it is not screeching music. It is very soothing though so won't keep me awake when I do go to bed.
... is starting to get better with each day. My lessons seem to be going well, always go the way I plan, which doesn't usually happen with younger children or ever in America. On Tuesdays and Thursdays we have "international' food day, and Tuesday was American Hot Dogs. I knew to be wary of this supposed hot dog, after last week the club sand which was just bread with chicken broth and peas splattered on it. The hot dog ended up being a bread roll cut into thirds, a small piece of hot ...
... being on a budget we'd probably eat anything if it was free!
We headed out on the subway and had a walk along East Nanjing Road which is basically Shanghai's version of Oxford Street in London. Only this street was pedestrianised but majorly busy (of course)! Joe FINALLY found some jeans to keep his legs warm.... just as we're finishing with China. We have heard it is a bit chilly in Melbourne though so hopefully after this long search Joe'll get some use out of ...
... Prada, and what not.
Nothing Special. I decided to document the stark contrast, between the slums in Old Town, and the Shopping District of Shanghai.
I figured that I could get to the airport by 8 and that would be fine.
I was in the French Concession for 30 minutes, because I stood in line for Lilly's Cake. It was one of the best desserts I have ever had.
I left for my hostel at by 6; and left the hostel by 615. Found a ...
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