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... I spend my entire 3 hour layover running between the Air France country, in and out of customs and security, and running amongst the baggage claim area and several baggage claim departments and the bagage services counter and carosel trying to explain the situation and have them get my bag for me so I can check in before the Air France counter closes for the night. To make matters worse, I came down with some sort of cough in Sydney and feel ...
... centre of commerce and power when the Europeans had the Chinese by the throat (how things have changed!)
It's been "modernised" of course and the people, but it is a beautiful sight!
I did a bit of backstreet snooping and ...
... knew that there was not a lot of time in between our domestic arrival and our international departure, there was baggage to be moved, customs to be cleared and of course the dreaded bus trip from domestic to international terminals that Sydney Airport is infamous for....The only people that like Sydney airport are Sydneysiders....because it is home and don't have to go any further....for everyone else it is a hassle and a giant pain in the ...
... and a safe landing, we arrive in Shanghai at 7:oo p.m. local time. Tired and not looking forward to much more than a soft place to extend my stiff and crumpled body, we make our way through the airport and the standard mandatories.
Shanghai airport felt almost deserted, though clean and efficient. Intelligently, there is an information booth and visa desk right before immigration. My double checking that we didn't need a visa for transit was confirmed, and ...
So, my good friend Jo who was going to do the Trans-Siberian trip with me, has now decided she won't… In theory she’d like to do it, but she’s anxious to get home for several reasons including; one of her sisters has recently miscarried and her mum’s just had an op to replace her knees. And also her family seem to be trying to talk her out of it because they think it will be dangerous.