Xingyu Oriental Bund Hotel
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... during the revolution because of the harsh conditions.
We hurried to enjoy our last family style dinner as a group. This restaurant was located on the 3rd floor of a shopping mall. Tyler and Mae brought out a “surprise” birthday cake for Susan whose birthday is tomorrow. After dinner, our group split up. Mae took us on a nighttime cruise along the Huangpu River to see the amazing lights of the buildings of Shanghai.
... not as chaotic as other cities. When we got to our hotel, The Fairmont Peace hotel situated in the legendary Bund precinct on the harbour, another amazing sight beheld us - thousands and thousands of people crowded into the precinct enjoying Saturday night. Silence on the bus, as everybody tried to absorb the terrifying sight. Our bus was the subject of curiosity and when we alighted, thousands crowded around. Not sure how the porters got our luggage inside. Our ...
Today I had the best lie in, which for some reason I really felt I needed. After a quick meal of fruit for breakfast I headed across the street to the train ticket office to buy my tickets to visit Suzhou the next day and for my eventual departure to Guilin. The woman at the booth spoke no English, but I think I managed to get across what I wanted fairly easily, and then when a young girl came in at a crucial point of me deciding which bed I wanted she helped translate, ...
... of one of our professors), we learned this will last two weeks and they must do it either the summer after their freshman year or the follow year. They do receive college credit for it and it is generally done on the campus where they attend university. I'm going to try to upload a video clip tomorrow, internet permitting, of them assembling for breakfast.
... to use.
"Where are you going?"
"Wǒ qù Běijīng" (I know it's bad manners to reply in a different language, but when they're rude to me for no reason I just want to be rude right back at them!)
"Passport!" Chinese woman snaps and holds out her hand impatiently.
It's not as though I'd been struggling, and nor had I been holding anyone else up; there are a wealth of identical machines and not a single person was queuing up to ...